Pioneering EFP meeting with the WHO in Geneva paves way for potential joint action
An EFP delegation visited the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on February 29 for a series of high-level meetings about possible collaboration on matters relating to gum health as well as general and public health.
AAP gives honorary membership to EFP treasurer Joerg Meyle
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has given its Honorary Membership Award to Joerg Meyle, professor and chair of the department of periodontology at the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, and treasurer of the EFP.
EFP president Søren Jepsen says advancing strategic vision of ‘Periodontal health for a better life’ is his top priority
Søren Jepsen, president of the EFP, believes that a very important task facing the federation is to expand and improve its dissemination of scientific knowledge.
Media & Health Promotion Workshop: the EFP plans big promotional campaign for its 25th anniversary with a wide range of activities
Members of the executive committee and all the EFP’s committees met in Madrid from November 7 to 9, at the Media and Health Promotion Workshop, to draw up a communications plan for 2016.
University of Gothenburg presents honorary doctorate to Mariano Sanz
The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden presented an honorary doctorate to Prof Mariano Sanz, chairman of the European Workshop in Periodontology, at a ceremony on October 15.
Top German university awards honorary doctorate to Harvard researcher Thomas Van Dyke
The University of Giessen in Germany has awarded an honorary doctorate to Prof. Dr. Thomas Van Dyke, chair of the Department of Applied Oral Health Sciences at the Forsyth Institute (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).