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FDI Launches Policy Brief That Addresses Oral Health of People on Move

July 25, 2022
by Mirage News

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The World Dental Federation (FDI) says the “oral health of displaced communities remains a neglected health issue”, arguing that these groups must have better access to the care they need.

In a policy brief launched in conjunction with Lancet Migration, FDI says that refugees, migrants and people on the move, who number in excess of 1 billion people globally, simply don’t have the access they need to oral healthcare and this must be addressed by incorporating their care into general health systems.

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