IFDH President’s Report – March 2024

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: April 2024 IFDH Recognized Worldwide Via Our People & Programs International Symposium on Dental Hygiene: Waiting for You! The excitement is building for our 2024  International Symposium on Dental Hygiene. The Local Organizing Committee with Jeongran Park, as Chair,  is planning a memorable event. The Scientific Committee under the leadership of Kyung-hee […]

IFDH President’s Report – December 2023

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: December 2023 Leadership, Collaboration and Prevention: Following our Mission! Hello My Fellow Colleagues; The fall of 2023 has been very busy and successful. Here, in eastern Canada, our leaves turn to bright shades of yellow, red and orange. The view is amazing and we become filled with a renewed sense of purpose […]

IFDH President’s Report – September 2023

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: September 2023 A Lot is Happening with IFDH! Hello to Everyone; It has been a busy few months since I wrote last. I have traversed the globe, physically, so my news will be from in person events rather than via my mouse. HoD Interim Meeting: September 9th I am looking very forward […]

IFDH President’s Report – June 2023

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: June 2023 Be the Dental Hygienist You Know You are! As summer in the northern hemisphere approaches, here in Atlantic Canada, the trees are in full foliage and flowers are bursting with color. It is so welcome after months of grey and white. It’s Conference Season for Many A lot of our […]

IFDH President’s Report – April 2023

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: December 2023 A Talented & Dedicated Board Working Together to Strengthen Our Role in the Oral Health Community 2023 has arrived with many opportunities and as a federation, it is a time to allow those opportunities to guide us. The Board of Directors has celebrated 6 months of working together and we […]

IFDH President’s Report – December 2022

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: December 2022 Reflections and Wishes As we approach the end of 2022, we find ourselves reflecting on the successes and challenges of the past year. We had hoped to see the Covid virus put to rest, but unfortunately, we are still faced with the day to day reality of providing oral health […]

IFDH President’s Report – September 2022

Wanda Fedora RDH

IFDH President’s Report: September 2022 IFDH: Helping You Be the Dental Hygienist You Know You Are Hello from Cape Breton Island on the east coast of Canada. I have returned from a successful ISDH, House of Delegates Business Meeting and Board meeting in Ireland and I am looking forward to a life-altering term as President […]

IFDH News April 2022 IFDH News

IFDH eNews April 2022: IFDH News IFDH Participates in Developing FDI Consensus Statement on Sustainable Oral Health FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) c. launched an inaugural Consensus Statement on Environmentally Sustainable Oral Healthcare, aimed at moving the oral healthcare sector towards more environmentally friendly practices that ultimately reduce the carbon footprint of the profession. The […]

History of the IFDH

History of the IFDH The formation of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) took place on June 28th 1986 in Oslo, Norway. he initiative for this came from the International Committee on Dental Hygiene (ICDH) that was established in 1973 by a group of dental hygienists from Canada, Japan, Sweden, The Netherlands, The United […]