IAPD Regional Meeting in Dubai
March 1st to 3rd were the dates of the first regional meeting organized in the Middle East.
The Emirates Pediatric Dentistry Club, which is a nation member of IAPD, organized a wonderful meeting in the TAJ Hotel in Dubai. This meeting was attended by 350 participants from countries all over the area and the world. Attendees from Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Iran, Turkey and many others, were part of the congress. Professors Tim Wright from the USA, Jorge Castillo from Peru, Richard Welbury from the UK, Zahfar Cehreli from Turkey, Suhad Al Jundi from Jordan, William Waggoner from the USA, Catherine Hong from Singapore, Aziza Al Johar from Saudi Arabia and Yousef Alawadhi from Kuwait were the invited speakers.
Our president Elect, Anna Maria Vierrou, attended the meeting and she delivered a speech, the first day of the congress, emphasizing the primary objectives of our Association and the importance to be the Global Voice of Pediatric Dentistry.
Congratulations to the Emirates Pediatric Dentistry Club for a very well organized meeting, led by the president Dr Dina Debaybo, a great leader of pediatric dentistry in the region.