P-E Petersen

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Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global oral health of older people--call for public health action
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 27:257-67. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The World Oral Health Report 2003: continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:3-23. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and oral health--the role of the world health organization
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:309-15. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Equity, social determinants and public health programmes--the case of oral health
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Global Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:481-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Community-oriented administration of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries: a summary of the current situation in Asia
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Adv Dent Res 24:5-10. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Policy for prevention of oral manifestations in HIV/AIDS: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Program
    P E Petersen
    WHO Global Oral Health Program, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Adv Dent Res 19:17-20. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges to improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:329-43. 2004
  8. pmc Oral health information systems--towards measuring progress in oral health promotion and disease prevention
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:686-93. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the oral health of older people: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    WHO Global Oral Health Programme, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:81-92. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Priorities for research for oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 22:71-4. 2005

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Global oral health of older people--call for public health action
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 27:257-67. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The World Oral Health Report 2003: continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:3-23. 2003
    ..The current oral health situation and development trends at global level are described and WHO strategies and approaches for better oral health in the 21st century are outlined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and oral health--the role of the world health organization
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:309-15. 2003
    ..Systematic evaluation of coordinated efforts should be carried out at country and inter-country levels...
  4. doi request reprint Equity, social determinants and public health programmes--the case of oral health
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Global Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:481-7. 2011
    ..This report advocates that oral health for all can be promoted effectively by applying this philosophy and some major public health actions are outlined...
  5. doi request reprint Community-oriented administration of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries: a summary of the current situation in Asia
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Adv Dent Res 24:5-10. 2012
    ..The meeting was co-sponsored by the World Health Organization, the International Association for Dental Research, and the World Dental Federation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Policy for prevention of oral manifestations in HIV/AIDS: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Program
    P E Petersen
    WHO Global Oral Health Program, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Adv Dent Res 19:17-20. 2006
    ..The aim is to strengthen oral health promotion and the care of HIV-infected persons, and to encourage research on the impact that HIV/AIDS, public health initiatives, and surveillance have on oral health...
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges to improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, Oral Health Programme, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:329-43. 2004
    ..This document outlines the current oral health situation and development trends at global level as well as WHO strategies and approaches for better oral health in the 21 st century...
  8. pmc Oral health information systems--towards measuring progress in oral health promotion and disease prevention
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:686-93. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the oral health of older people: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    WHO Global Oral Health Programme, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:81-92. 2005
    ..Operational research and efforts to translate science into practice are to be encouraged. WHO supports national capacity building in the oral health of older people through intercountry and interregional exchange of experiences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Priorities for research for oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 22:71-4. 2005
    ..Building and strengthening research capacity in public health are highly recommended by WHO for effective control of disease and the socioeconomic development of any given country...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries - international perspectives
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:274-9. 2005
    ..In future public health programmes, systematic risk factor assessment may therefore be instrumental in the planning and surveillance of oral health promotion and oral disease intervention programmes...
  12. pmc The global burden of oral diseases and risks to oral health
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, WHO Global Oral Health Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:661-9. 2005
    ..The challenges of improving oral health are particularly great in developing countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the prevention of periodontal disease: the WHO approach
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Program, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Periodontol 76:2187-93. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint Oral and general health behaviours among Chinese urban adolescents
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:76-84. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Oral cancer prevention and control--the approach of the World Health Organization
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Oral Oncol 45:454-60. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Global policy for improvement of oral health in the 21st century--implications to oral health research of World Health Assembly 2007, World Health Organization
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:1-8. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Effective use of fluorides in the People's Republic of China--a model for WHO Mega Country initiatives
    P E Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, 20, Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 25:257-67. 2008
    ..Lessons learned from the Chinese experience will prove invaluable to other countries with similar socio demographic characteristics that are in the same process of developing and implementing fluoridation policies and programmes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-based oral health promotion and oral disease prevention--WHO recommendations for improved evidence in public health practice
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Health 21:319-29. 2004
    ..Centres undertaking systematic reviews should consider the guidelines given in the proposed WHO document when defining their evaluation criteria...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effective use of fluorides for the prevention of dental caries in the 21st century: the WHO approach
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Oral Health Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:319-21. 2004
    ..Water fluoridation, where technically feasible and culturally acceptable, has substantial advantages in public health; alternatively, fluoridation of salt and milk fluoridation schemes may be considered for prevention of dental caries...
  20. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization global policy for improvement of oral health--World Health Assembly 2007
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 58:115-21. 2008
    ..The policy forms the basis for future development or adjustment of oral health programmes at national level...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of a school-based oral health education programme in Wuhan City, Peoples Republic of China
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organisation, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1221 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:33-41. 2004
    ..To assess oral health outcomes of a school-based oral health education (OHE) programme on children, mothers and schoolteachers in China, and to evaluate the methods applied and materials used...
  22. ncbi request reprint Oral health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of adults in China
    Ling Zhu
    World Health Organisation, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Oral Health Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 55:231-41. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Oral health status of children and adults in urban and rural areas of Burkina Faso, Africa
    Benoît Varenne
    World Health Organisation, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Oral Health Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 54:83-9. 2004
    ..To analyse the oral health status of children and adults in rural and urban areas of Burkina Faso; to provide epidemiological data for planning and evaluation of oral health care programmes...
  24. pmc Illness-related behaviour and utilization of oral health services among adult city-dwellers in Burkina Faso: evidence from a household survey
    Benoît Varenne
    UR178, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, 01 BP 182 Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:164. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Self-reported oral hygiene practices among adults in Denmark
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department for Community Dentistry, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Health 20:229-35. 2003
    ..Data were collected by means of personal interviews and self-administered questionnaires. The response rate was 66%...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changing use and knowledge of fluoride toothpaste by schoolchildren, parents and schoolteachers in Beijing, China
    Min Liu
    Peking University, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Beijing, China
    Int Dent J 57:187-94. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Oral health behaviour of children and adults in urban and rural areas of Burkina Faso, Africa
    Benoît Varenne
    Int Dent J 56:61-70. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The overtime effect of social position on dental caries experience in a group of old-aged Danes born in 1914
    Ulla Krustrup
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, Department for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Public Health Dent 68:46-52. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the life-course effects of education, occupation, and income at ages 70, 75, 80, and 85 years, respectively, on dental caries experience of 85-year-olds...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dental caries prevalence and risk factors among 12-year old schoolchildren from Baghdad, Iraq: a post-war survey
    Nibras A M Ahmed
    University of Oslo, Department of Oral Biology, Norway
    Int Dent J 57:36-44. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the prevention of HIV/AIDS-related oral disease: a global approach
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:399-401. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Changing oral health status of 6- and 12-year-old schoolchildren in Portugal
    César Mexia de Almeida
    Department for Community Dental Health, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Community Dent Health 20:211-6. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Oral health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of children and adolescents in China
    Ling Zhu
    Int Dent J 53:289-98. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Global goals for oral health 2020
    Martin Hobdell
    FDI Joint Working Group, Houston, USA
    Int Dent J 53:285-8. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Oral health and oral health behaviour among 11-13-year-olds in Bhopal, India
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department for Community Dentistry, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Health 20:153-8. 2003
    ..The data were collected through clinical examinations by means of WHO standard method, and a sub-sample completed a self-administered questionnaire on oral health behaviour, knowledge, and attitude...
  35. ncbi request reprint Changing oral health status and oral health behaviour of schoolchildren in Poland
    Maria Wierzbicka
    Medical University of Warsaw, Department for Conservative Dentistry, Warsaw, Poland
    Community Dent Health 19:243-50. 2002
    ..To assess the occurrence of dental caries over time in Polish schoolchildren, to analyse the oral health behaviour of children and mothers, and to compare the levels of dental knowledge and attitudes of mothers and schoolteachers...
  36. ncbi request reprint The second national survey of oral health status of children and adults in China
    Hong Ying Wang
    Int Dent J 52:283-90. 2002
    ..To describe the oral health status of Chinese children and adults at national level in relation to location and province and to highlight changes in dental caries experience...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dental health status and development trends among children and adolescents in Greenland
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Department for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, School of Dentistry, Center for Health and Society, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:35-44. 2006
    ..This paper describes the occurrence of dental caries in children and adolescents in Greenland and the disease pattern is analysed across districts and over time...
  38. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed dental health, oral health practices, and general health behaviors in Chinese urban adolescents
    Han Jiang
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:343-52. 2005
    ..The establishment of school-based health promotion programs in China is urgently needed, and promotion of oral health lifestyles should be integrated with other general health actions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Changing dentate status of adults, use of dental health services, and achievement of national dental health goals in Denmark by the year 2000
    Poul Erik Petersen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, Department for Community Dentistry, Nørre Allé 20, 2200 København N, Denmark
    J Public Health Dent 64:127-35. 2004
    ..2%). A subsample (n=3,818) took part in a survey of dental care habits in childhood and prevalence of removable dentures; 66 percent of persons selected responded...
  40. ncbi request reprint International comparisons of health inequalities in childhood dental caries
    Cynthia M Pine
    WHO Collaborating Centre on Oral Health in Deprived Communities, University of Liverpool Dental School, England, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:121-30. 2004
    ..To undertake formative studies investigating how the experience of dental caries in young children living in diverse settings relates to familial and cultural perceptions and beliefs, oral health-related behaviour and oral microflora...
  41. pmc The burden of oral disease: challenges to improving oral health in the 21st century
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Bull World Health Organ 83:3. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint [State of oral health of adults and the elderly in Hungary]
    Judit Szoke
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Fogorvostudományi Kar, Budapest
    Fogorv Sz 97:219-29. 2004
    ..Greater emphasis on risk- and preventive orientated praxis and management is needed; increased individual activities and financial support are also required...
  43. ncbi request reprint Developing explanatory models of health inequalities in childhood dental caries
    Cynthia M Pine
    WHO Collaborating Centre on Oral Health in Deprived Communities, University of Liverpool Dental School, England, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:86-95. 2004
    ..Long-term aim is to determine optimum interventions to reduce dental caries in children in disadvantaged communities and minimise the effects of exclusion from health care systems, of ethnic diversity, and health inequalities...
  44. ncbi request reprint Can school-based oral health education and a sugar-free chewing gum program improve oral health? Results from a two-year study in PR China
    Bin Peng
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:328-32. 2004
    ..05). The school-based OHE programs had some positive effect improving children's oral hygiene; in certain circumstances children may benefit from using polyol-containing chewing gum in terms of reduced dental caries...
  45. pmc WHO's action for continuous improvement in oral health
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Bull World Health Organ 83:642. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Diet, nutrition and the prevention of dental diseases
    Paula Moynihan
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition and Oral Health, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:201-26. 2004
    ..It is the responsibility of national authorities to ensure implementation of feasible fluoride programmes for their country...
  47. pmc The effective use of fluorides in public health
    Sheila Jones
    British Fluoridation Society, Booth Hall Children s Hospital, Manchester, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:670-6. 2005
    ..e. water or salt or milk fluoridation) combined with the use of fluoride toothpastes, and that the prevalence of dental fluorosis should be monitored in order to detect increases in or higher-than-acceptable levels...
  48. pmc Health-promoting schools: an opportunity for oral health promotion
    Stella Y L Kwan
    Dental Public Health, Leeds Dental Institute, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:677-85. 2005
    ..The importance of using a validated framework and appropriate methodologies for the evaluation of school oral health projects is emphasized...
  49. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the prevention of oral cancer: the WHO perspective
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:397-9. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Self-reported gingival conditions and self-care in the oral health of Danish women during pregnancy
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    Department for Community Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Periodontol 30:949-53. 2003
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  51. ncbi request reprint Utilization of dental health services by Danish adolescents attending private or public dental health care systems
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department for Community Dentistry, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:103-7. 2002
    ..001). Despite the fact that the economic barrier was eliminated a lower attendance rate was observed for patients transferred to the private practice system...
  52. ncbi request reprint Public dental health care program for persons with disability
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    Centre for Health and Community, School of Dentistry, Department for Community Dentistry and Graduate Studies, Oester Farimagsgade 5, P O Box 2099, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:278-83. 2005
    ..The pattern of dental services delivered justifies further involvement of oral hygienists in the program...