Taiwan, Taipei and New Taipei Annual Scientific meeting
By kind invitation of Huang Ming-Yu (president of the Taipei Dental Association), KO Vincent W.C. (chairman of the International Affairs Committee Taipei Dental Association), and James Chih-Chien Lee (president of Asia Pacific Dental Federation – APDF/APRO), I had the pleasure to attend, for the first time, the 2013 Mutual Cooperation of Duel Taipei Annual Scientific meeting & General Assembly.
It took place at the Tapei International Convention Center on March, from 23rd to 24th of 2013.
I had also three official visits: Taipei City Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Health Taiwan.
With Huang Ming-Yu, president of the Taipei Dental Association.
With Jame Chih-Chien Lee, president of Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF/APRO).
Welcome party group photo.
With local leaders of the profession.
Addressing the delegates.
From right to left, Chen Sheng-Mao, colleage and photographer who gently provided me with this nice pictures, Haja Badrudeen Sirajudeen, Malaysian Dental Association president, James Chih-Chien Lee, president of Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF/APRO), and myself.
From left to right, Cristina António, from Macau Dental Association, James Chih-Chien Lee and myself.
Attendees from several countries and representing the national dental associations.
New Taipei City Dental Association General Assembly.
Next to Anne L. V. Camus, president of Manila Dental Chapter of Philippines Dental Association.
“At FDI, we would not be able to accomplish our mission without your input and support. You are the organizations that enrich dialogue at international level and who share experience across the world within the context of FDI. In doing so, you add significantly to the global stock of accumulated knowledge on dental practice and oral health. I would like to thank all our members for their valuable contribution to FDI’s work, especially the Taipei Dental Association. Long may it prosper!”
A toast to the guests…
Opening cerimony gala dinner night.
Musical moment during the opening ceremony.
I’ll be back someday…
Meeting with the ambassador Rong-chuan Wu, director general of the Department of NGO International Affairs
At the Juming Museum. Ju Ming is a Taiwanese sculptor who attained fame in Taiwan in the 1970s, and in New York in 1983.
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Orlando Monteiro da Silva
Medical dentist for 30 years in is hometown Porto, Portugal. Is president of the Portuguese Dental Association and past president of the FDI World Dental Federation. Former president of the Council of European Dentists. (more)