EFP highlights perio-diabetes link on World Diabetes Day
The EFP marks World Diabetes Day on November 14 by issuing a reminder of the important links between periodontitis and diabetes and emphasising the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat both diseases.
Campaign for EU-wide recognition of periodontology as speciality gathers pace
The latest development in the campaign to gain EU-wide recognition of peridontology as a speciality was a discussion of the topic at a meeting on September 21 of the EU Group of Co-ordinators (GoCs) for professional qualifications and freedom of movement.
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Periodontology gains recognition as speciality in Azerbaijan
The government of the Azerbaijan Republic has given official recognition of periodontology as a speciality, after campaigning by the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology.
Executive committee meets with new strategic plan, speciality recognition, and partner projects on the agenda
The executive committee of the EFP holds its half-yearly meeting from October 3 to 5 in Croatia with a packed agenda of topics.
EFP has high profile at congress on oral-health research
There was a strong EFP presence at the Oral Health Research Congress held in Madrid last weekend, with presentations by various members of the federation’s executive committee.
EFP supports World Alzheimer’s Day and calls for more research into links with periodontitis
September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day and the EFP marks the occasion by highlighting the growing evidence of an association between Alzheimer’s Disease and periodontitis.
EFP Manifesto has now received more than 1,100 signatories
The EFP Manifesto “Perio and General Health" – a call to action for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of periodontitis – has now received more than 1,100 signatures from individuals and institutions all over the world.