Earlier this year the Zimbabwe Dental Association celebrated World Oral Health Day to raise public awareness about the importance of good oral health. There efforts leave a lasting impact as the national government moves to take action on oral health.
Dr Macias introduces the scientific programme and shares his excitement for collaborative, hands-on learning opportunities in the heart of San Francisco. Dr Macias is the 2019 General Chair of the Committee on Annual Meetings from the American Dental Association.
The National Programme for the Promotion of Oral Health aims to include dentists in primary healthcare centres in each Portuguese municipality. This government-led action was conceived to make quality dental care more accessible to those who need it most.
Last month’s United Nations High-level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases proved to be a disappointment for oral health. But our work cannot stop. Now more than ever, FDI and our members need to renew efforts to lead the world to optimal oral health.