Oral health

Oral health partners

This is a list of links to websites of some of the main partners of the WHO Oral Health Programme. Please note that this list is not meant to be exhaustive and more information will be added as it becomes available.

WHO regional and country offices

Africa (AFRO)

The official website of the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO):

Focal point for oral health in AFRO:
Dr C. N’Diaye, Regional Adviser, Oral Health
email: ndiayec@afro.who.int
tel: + 47 241 39372
fax: +47 241 39501

Americas (AMRO/PAHO)

The official website of the WHO Regional Office for the Americas (AMRO/PAHO):

Focal point for oral health in AMRO/PAHO:
Dr S. Estupiñán-Day, Regional Adviser, Oral Health
email: estupins@paho.org
tel: +1 202 974 3809
fax: +1 202 3663

Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO)

Focal point for oral health in EMRO:
Dr S. Bassiri, Regional Adviser, PME
email: BassiriS@emro.who.int
tel: +202 670 65253
fax: +202 670 2492

Europe (EURO)

Focal point for oral health in EURO:
Dr G. Magnusson, DTR1
email: GMA@who.dk
tel: +45 39 17 1228
fax: +45 39 17 1818

South East Asia (SEARO)

Focal point for oral health in SEARO:
Dr J. Leowski, Regional Adviser, SCN/NCS
email: leowskij@whosea.org
tel: +91 112 337 6520
fax: +91 112 337 0197

Western Pacific (WPRO)

Focal point for oral health in WPRO:
Dr G. Galen, Regional Adviser, NCD
email: galeag@wpro.who.int
tel: +632 5289860
fax: +632 52 11 036

Other WHO/HQ programmes that work with relation to the Oral Health Programme

WHO collaborating centres in oral health

United Nations and specialized agencies

Other international partners involved in oral health

Spotlight

  • Databases
    Now updated periodontal information available from Niigata University, Japan. Also available is data from more than 130 countries from Malmö University, Sweden.

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