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Membership growth, expanded membership benefits mark the past five years of the WFO - An interview with Dr. Roberto Justus
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  World Federation of Postgraduate Orthodontic Students quickly exceeds 400 members
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16 WFO affiliate organizations to participate in 8th International Orthodontic Congress® World Village Day Programme
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  WFO to honor Dr. Nigel Hunt during the 8th International Orthodontic Congress® in September 2015
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WFO announces affiliate organization representatives to serve on the 2015-2020 WFO Council
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  WFO forms History Committee, seeks members' recollections of the WFO's early years and history of WFO affiliate organizations
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WFO’s second symposium on orthodontic board certification to be held in September 2015
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  The European Federation of Orthodontics presented its annual awards in December 2014
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Members of the Orthopedic and Dentofacial Orthopaedic Association of Nepal (ODOAN) are requesting help to rebuild schools destroyed in the massive earthquakes in Nepal earlier this year. The Ganesh Primary School (pictured) in Manekharka is one of these schools.
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  Members of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (APOS) Executive Committee met in February 2015 to discuss upcoming events and projects. From left are Dr. Prashant Zaveri, treasurer; Dr. Bryce Lee, secretary-general; Dr. Tanan Jaruprakorn, vice president; Dr. Chai Kiat, immediate past president of the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore); and Dr. Nikhilesh Vaid, president. Read More >>
         

 

   
The Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS) has commenced an extensive public awareness campaign in India to heighten awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment. As part of the campaign, IOS members are traveling with the Smile Torch throughout India. Here, Dr. Keki Mistry, left, a founding member and past president of the IOS, hands over the Smile Torch to Dr. Prashant Dhole, the Bombay Orthodontic Study Group convenor, Dec. 27, 2014, in Mumbai, India. Dr. Nikhilesh Vaid, president of the IOS, is standing directly behind Dr. Mistry and Dr. Dhole. This ceremony marked the beginning of the Smile Torch’s journey through India.
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Members of the Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS) explored the Pench Tiger Reserve in India during a four-day nature and wildlife excursion and wildlife photography workshop in March 2015. The group completed five jungle safaris, including one at night. Dr. Matrishva Vyas, an IOS member and renowned wildlife photographer, organized the program. The orthodontists participated in a live photography contest. Selected photographs will be made into charity greeting cards, calendars and posters, the sale of which will raise funds for tiger conservation projects and the IOS Research Foundation.