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Message from our President (30 October 2014)

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Dr Tin Chun Wong, FDI President

On 29 October, I and FDI President-Elect Dr Patrick Hescot had the privilege of meeting World Health Organization WHO Director General Dr Margaret Chan and Dr Oleg Chestnov, Assistant Director-General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at the WHO headquarters in Geneva.

Our discussions were wide-ranging and productive and we all agreed that it was essential to maintain the dialogue in the interests of strategies to combat oral diseases and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Prior that that, the last 30 days have included a series of visits with FDI members beginning in China and ending in Europe by way of Central Asia.

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