EFP Perio&Cardio campaign was translated to the Azerbaijani language by the Azerbaijan Society of Periodontology and presented to the oral healthcare and medical professionals, pharmacists, patients and the public.
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology has actively participated in EuroPerio10 International Confrence in Periodontology in Copenhagen.
On June 15-18, 2022, EuroPerio10 international conference in periodontology was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, organized by the European Federation of Periodontology. Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology, the full member of the European Federation of Periodontology, actively participated and supported this event, which was attended by about 7,200 representatives from more than 100 countries. At the world-renowned conference with more than 130 speakers and a scientific program consisting of 41 sessions, our country was represented by the members of the Board of Committee of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology, as well as about 40 Azerbaijani dentists practicing in Azerbaijan and abroad, as well as post-graduate researchers. Also, at this conference, the results of about 10 researches conducted by Azerbaijani scientists in the field of periodontology and implantology were presented as oral and poster presentations.
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology has actively celebrated 12 May Gum Health Day, an international awareness day, jointly organized by the European Federation of Periodontology and its affiliated members. Activities took place under the slogan “Treat Your Gums”
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology becomes full member of European Federation of Peridontology.
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology was elected a full member of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) at the General Assembly of the Federation held on March 26, 2022 in Vienna with the participation of 37 countries that are members of the Federation.
At this event, our country was represented by the President of the Society, Cavid Ahmadbeyli, and the Vice-president & Azerbaijani Representative in the Federation (EFP Delegate) Aslan Mammadov.
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology was elected an Associate member of the Federation at the General Assembly of the European Periodontology Federation held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain in 2017. According to the By-Laws of the European Federation of Periodontology, only countries that are European countries according to the World Health Organization and have successfully completed a 5-year associate membership period in the Federation can apply for full membership. Taking into account the activities of the Azerbaijan Periodontology Society during the period of associate membership and the important changes achieved in the field of Periodontology in Azerbaijan during the last 5 years, the European Federation of Periodontology, the full membership application addressed by the Society to the Executive Committee of the Federation was welcomed and included in the agenda of the General Assembly held in Vienna.
Cavid Ahmedbeyli, The President of Society, informed the delegates of the General Assembly, the activities of the Society in Azerbaijan and the Federation in recent years and the achieved achievements; state approval of the periodontology specialty and the new periodontology residency program in higher education institutions; updated periodontology training program in continuous medical education, certification of oral healthcare specialists in accordance with modern requirements, as well as the EFP new international classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, translated publications such as educational campaigns (Perio&Caries, Perio&Diabet, Perio&Cardio, Oral Health&Pregnancy) in Azerbaijani, proposals and future activities. An official certificate was presented to our country, which was elected as a full member of the Federation. Azerbaijan became the first European country to join the ranks of the European Periodontology Federation as a full member among the member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent Countries.
Rovshan Mammadov has attended EuroPerio10 National Ambassadors Meeting in Vienna
Dr. Rovshan Mammadov, Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology Vice-President & EuroPerio 10 Ambassador has attended National Ambassadors Meeting in Vienna on 25 March 2022. Main topics related to the EuroPerio10 International Conference in Periodontology (15-18 June 2022, Copenhagen) were discussed in detail at this meeting, which was attended by the EuroPerio10 Organizing Committee and National Ambassadors. After the meeting, Ambassadors had the graffiti workshop where they had drawn personal graffiti using colored paints on a specially allocated wall.
European Federation of Periodontology celebrates 30 years of promoting periodontal health
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology Society online meeting with European Federation of Periodontology and Georgian Society of Periodontology
Online meeting was organized with the participation of President of the European Periodontology Federation (EFP) Lior Shapira, European Coordinator of the Federation Monica Guinea, President of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology Cavid Ahmedbeyli, EFP Azerbaijani Delegate Aslan Mammadov, EuroPerio Azerbaijani Ambassador Rovshan Mammadov, President of the Georgian Society of Periodontology Tatia Rokhvadze, EFP Georgian Delegate & EuroPerio Ambassador Lali Kochiashvili. Current activities and projects, coordination and partnership between EFP and Societies, aspects of future cooperation and other important issues on the agenda were extensively discussed at the meeting.
Lior Shapira, President of the European Periodontology Federation, presented to the meeting participants the brief summary of main recent activities and projects such as achievement of the highest impact factor in Dentistry by Journal of Clinical Periodontology; successful virtual 12 May Gum Health Day; EFP PerioWebinar, PerioTalks and EuroPerio virtual event series; preparations to the EuroPerio10 International Conference in Copenhagen 2022; "Time to take gum disease seriously: The societal and economic impact of periodontitis" recent article in Economist 2021. He also received the feedback of the Azerbaijani and Georgian National Societies.
Cavid Ahmedbeyli, President of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology informed about the activities and achievements of the Society such as the recognition of the Periodontology as the speciality; active celebration of 12 May Gum Health Day; adaptation of postgraduate education, continuous dental education and state certification of oral healthcare specialists in accordance with EFP criteria; translation to the national language and dissemination of the new classification, projects and guidelines. He also presented the information about future activities and the proposals from Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology. Cavid Ahmedbeyli pointed out the friendship and good collaboration of the Azerbaijani and Georgian National Societies of Periodontology.
Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology has actively celebrated 12 May Gum Health Day, an international awareness day, jointly organized by the European Federation of Periodontology and its affiliated members. Activities took place under the slogan “Gum Diseases are Preventable”.