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The Fondation Brocher is an essential player in this vital thinking process: one which will help make us aware of the real challenges in using our resources for maximum impact on the health of the people of the world.



Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University


The Brocher Foundation is a Swiss non-profit private foundation  recognized of public interest. Your donations are tax deductible according to the regulations in force.


May 3 - 4, 2023

Strengthening human rights to promote oral health for all


Oral disease are a neglected area of global health, despite being among the most common ailments of mankind. Following the publication of a ground-breaking series of papers on oral health in The Lancet in July 2019, a Lancet Commission on Global Oral Health will be established to deepen the analysis of the reasons for neglect and to make comprehensive recommendations for health system reform and integration of oral health care in Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

The project proposes to host a meeting of the Lancet Commission on Global Oral Health at the Brocher Foundation. The meeting is intended to facilitate discussions and to focus on a rights-based approach to oral health; and to develop a roadmap for integration of oral health care in national UHC reforms. A scientific publication is envisaged as well as integration of the workshop results in the final Commission report, which will be published again in The Lancet. The ultimate goal is to promote oral health and access to oral health care as part of the basic human right to health.