IFDH President’s Report – June 2021

IFDH President’s Report June 2020 The IFDH Global Oral Health Summit Is a Historic Event for Dental Hygienists In a few weeks, the first IFDH Global Oral Health Summit will take place! We are very delighted that so many international organisations and world leaders from the: World Health Organisation (WHO), World Dental Federation (FDI), International […]

IFDH President’s Report – March 2021

IFDH President’s Report March 2021 Discussing Oral Health for All Now that the global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has begun, there is new hope to fight the pandemic. Nevertheless, all major events like the International Dental Show (Germany) and EuroPerio10 (Copenhagen) have been cancelled for 2021 and the symposia of IADR and FDI are replaced […]

IFDH President’s Report – Dec 2020

IFDH President’s Report December 2020 Discussing Oral Health for All When I accepted my position as President of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) in August 2019, Brisbane, Australia, I had a clear vision of what to do and how to represent and propagate not only IFDH and its goals, but also the main […]

IFDH President’s Report – Sept 2020

IFDH President’s Report September 2020 COVID-19, IFDH Summit and Leadership Conference, Periodontitis Clinical Practice again Guidelines, World Cavity-free Future Day Once again, the world and our profession was engulfed by COVID-19. Although the World Health Organisation (WHO) published guidance advocating that ‘Oral health care involving aerosol generating procedures should be avoided or minimized and minimal […]

IFDH President’s Report – June 2020

IFDH President’s Report June 2020 Soon after our previous eNewsletter, the world changed… Our world has been faced with many difficulties in the past few months. The IFDH Board of Directors wishes to express our solidarity and support of our members as we reflect on the COVID-19 crisis and more recently, the anti- racism movement […]

IFDH President’s Report – March 2020

IFDH President’s Report March 2020 A lot Has been Accomplished in Only 6 Months! Since our election mid-August 2019, the IFDH Board of Directors and staff have been busy. We’ve had several conference calls and recently (February 2020) we held our first in-person board meeting in Dublin, Ireland, where we met with the Local Organizing […]

IFDH President’s Report – Nov 2019

IFDH President’s Report November 2019 Our New Mission & Vision Give Us Direction During the House of Delegates 2019 Business Meeting in Brisbane, Australia, prior to the International Symposium of Dental Hygiene 2019, the members of the Federation adopted a new mission and vision for IFDH. Mission The International Federation of Dental Hygienists is an […]

IFDH President’s Report – June 2019

IFDH President’s Report June 2019 We’re Excited for ISDH, New Members & Our Expanding Programs ISDH Update & Social Responsibility Workshop As we get closer to the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene in Brisbane in August the Board, Scientific Committee, Local Organising Committee and the PCO have been working hard to provide a varied and […]

IFDH President’s Report – Feb 2019

IFDH President’s Report February 2019 Happy New Year to our members, delegates and readers! Board Update The IFDH Board of Directors started out the New Year with a Board meeting and a Strategic Planning session which will see our organization continue to move in a positive direction of growth for the future. It includes many […]