FDI - World Dental Federation

FDI - Fédération dentaire internationale

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History

Founded 15 Aug 1900, Paris (France), with the name International Dental Federation -- Fédération dentaire internationale (FDI), as a permanent bureau for organization of future international dental congresses. Reorganized 1962 to more effectively represent national dental associations. Present title adopted 1991. Registered according to Belgian law: 17 July 1948; 19 Sep 1952; 14 July 1959. Registered in accordance with French law, 1 Jan 2002.

Aims

Be the worldwide, authoritative and independent voice of the dental profession; promote optimal oral and general health for all people; support member associations in enhancing the ability of their members to provide oral healthcare to the public; advance and promote the art, science and practice of dentistry.

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Activities

Advocacy/lobbying/activism; training/education; events/meetings; awareness raising.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, German, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C); World Health Organization (WHO) (Official Relations).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 17 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 152 countries
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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Teeth, Mouth

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

A1788

Last News Received

25. Oct 2017
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