PEOPLE: Stefan Renvert looks back on six years as EFP secretary general, highlighting EuroPerio, Master Clinic and JCP Digest as achievements and praising the ‘EFP spirit’
Stefan Renvert stood down as the EFP’s secretary general at last April’s general assembly in Berlin after six years in the post. Looking back on his time in office, he highlights the EFP’s increasing professionalisation but adds that the federation should not become an organisation run by professionals and that the volunteers “need to stay in control of the business.”
FOCUS: EuroPerio, JCP and work in education head list of EFP achievements of the last 25 years
To mark the EFP’s 25th anniversary, Perio Insight asked the presidents of the national societies and the members of the EFP committees to talk about the changes over the last quarter century, about what the EFP has achieved, and about the federation’s priorities for the future. The second of a series of three articles focuses on the question: “What have been the EFP’s main achievements over the last 25 years?"
FOCUS: How top advertising agency helped British perio society launch powerful gum-health awareness campaign
The British Society of Periodontology (BSP) made a big impact on May 12, the European Day of Periodontology, thanks to a hard-hitting media campaign drawn up by one of the world’s leading advertising agencies.
PEOPLE: Increased professionalisation, expansion of graduate programme, and media campaigns are priorities of new EFP president Juan Blanco
Juan Blanco Carrión, who became president of the EFP after the general assembly in Berlin in April, highlights three priorities for his year in office.
FOCUS: 25 years of the EFP: what has changed in European periodontology?
To mark the EFP’s 25th anniversary, Perio Insight asked the presidents of the national societies and the members of the EFP committees to talk about the changes over the last quarter century, about what the EFP has achieved, and about the federation’s priorities for the future.
PEOPLE: Edwin Winkel looks back with pride on the External Affairs Committee’s first six years
After six years as chairman of the EFP’s External Affairs Committee, Edwin Winkel is standing down and handing over to Tiernan O’Brien. He tells Perio Insight about the challenges he has faced as the first chairman of a committee whose importance has grown but whose remit has perhaps not always been clear. He explains why a new focus – and a new name for the committee – is now needed.