Dr SM Balaji attends the Education Committee meeting as a member
Dr SM Balaji attended the Federation Dentaire Internationale (FDI) Annual World Dental Congress in Buenos Aires. He is a member of the Education Committee of the FDI. The Education Committee of the FDI holds its annual meeting at the annual congress. Results obtained from the implementation of schemes are discussed here. They also endorse new measures to improve the quality of dentistry for the next fiscal year. The venue of this year’s meeting was the La Rural Convention Centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Committee formulates resolutions to be implemented over the coming year
The Education Committee meeting was chaired by Dr Jurgen Fedderwitz of Germany and Dr Hande Sar Sancakli of Turkey. Also in attendance at the Education Committee meeting along with Dr SM Balaji were Dr William Cheung of Hong Kong, Dr Hiroyuki Hirano of Japan, Dr Marzena Dominiak of Poland, Dr Mounir Doumit of Lebanon, Dr Yolande Koffe Gnagne of Ivory Coast, Dr Simon Ho Kam Yuen of Hong Kong, Dr Edward Allan Kalyesubula of Uganda, Dr Mauricio Montero of Costa Rica and Dr Li-Jian Jin of Hong Kong. The FDI was well represented by Isabelle Bourzeix and Steeve Girod. American Dental Association (ADA) was well represented by Ken McDougall and Catherine Mills. Many important issues that needed implementation worldwide were discussed here.