Oral health

Tokyo Declaration on Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity

Word Congress 2015 ― Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity in an aging society
Word Congress 2015

At the end of World Congress 2015, the Tokyo Declaration on Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity was adopted to call upon health policy-makers and professionals to significantly reduce the global disease burden, promote greater equity, and integrate oral health promotion into the NCD prevention and control and development agenda.

The objectives

The objectives of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme (ORH)

The programme have been reoriented according to the new strategy of disease prevention and promotion of health. Greater emphasis is put on developing global policies in oral health promotion and oral disease prevention, coordinated more effectively.

The strategies

Strategies for oral disease prevention and health promotion

WHO's goals are to build healthy populations and communities and to combat ill health. Four strategic directions provide the broad framework for focusing WHO's technical work, which also have implications for the Oral Health Programme.

Databases

Oral Health databases

Oral Health Country/Area Profile Programme by WHO Collaborating Centres, Malmö University, Sweden and Niigata University, Japan.

Multimedia

News