UCL Dental Public Health Group co-hosts WHO expert workshop on oral health
7 December 2023
In their capacity as a World Health Orgnaisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre, the UCL Dental Public Health Group recently co-hosted an expert workshop on monitoring and surveillance of oral diseases.
WHO expert workshop on monitoring and surveillance of oral diseases
Taking place on 23-24 November 2023 at UCL, several senior WHO staff and external epidemiological and policy experts attended the workshop in-person or online. The workshop discussed in particular opportunities for closer collaboration between WHO and the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in the future monitoring of oral diseases globally. Participants also discussed how to incorporate oral health into the existing WHO STEPS approach to noncommunicable diseases (NCD) risk factor surveillance.
- UCL Dental Public Health Group
- The WHO Oral Health Programme
- WHO global oral health status report
- STEPwise approach to NCD risk factor surveillance (STEPS)
- WHO Global Oral Health Action Plan