EFP general assembly in Berlin elects new officers and celebrates the federation’s 25th anniversary
The European Federation of Periodontology held its annual general assembly in Berlin on April 23 at which it elected its executive committee.
EFP upgrades its website with a modern look, easier navigation and greater functionality
The EFP has launched an upgraded website with a more modern look that has been created to optimise viewing on mobile telephones and tablets.
EFP awards top annual prize for postgraduate research to paper on oral health and blood pressure
The EFP has awarded its annual Postgraduate Research Prizes to three papers written by postgraduate students in EFP-accredited programmes in periodontology.
Spring edition of EFP News quarterly bulletin is now available to download
The latest edition of the EFP’s quarterly bulletin EFP News has been published and is now available for downloading from the EFP website.
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.
EFP issues call for action on gum health at press conference in Frankfurt
The EFP has launched a call for Europe-wide action to improve oral health, general health, and public health. At a press conference in Frankfurt on April 12, EFP president Søren Jepsen and other officers highlighted the research that demonstrates links between gum disease and systemic illnesses such as type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and other chronic conditions.