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Carta del Presidente de FOLA (Inglés) – Febrero 2017


Live Mouth Smart on World Oral Health Day 2017

FDI President Dr Patrick Hescot

The Middle-East has been one of my focal points during the past few weeks, with events in Aswan (Egypt), Dubai (United Arab Emirates). More recently, I was in Chicago, for the Leadership Meeting of the American Dental Association (ADA) and, crucially, a strategy workshop for the Executive Board.

But first, World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2017! It is now less than one month away and we wish you success in planning and implementing your national and local events. To help you, you will find a variety of tools designed to widen the impact of your campaign. They include the Live Mouth Smart toolkit, six posters to print or share online, the practical brochure How to Live Mouth Smart: Your guide to good oral health and the Advocacy Toolkit Live Mouth Smart: Your guide to oral health policies.

They are all available in English, French and Spanish. Let us know about your plans for WOHD 2017 by uploading your advance information on your event to the interactive map on the WOHD website.

Nothing beats social media for national and global outreach so we encourage you to spread the Live Mouth Smart campaign over Twitter and Facebook: a social media calendar with samples messages and a suggested timeline is available to assist you on the WOHD website. Also, you can Like the FDI Facebook Page , Follow FDI on Twitter @worldentalfed , and join the conversation by using the two main campaign hashtags: #LiveMouthSmart and #WOHD17.

Look out for a customized app to share your WOHD messages with family, friends and colleagues, an infographic and a video. And have an excellent World Oral Health Day 2017!