Orlando Monteiro da Silva elected for the position of President-Elect of the FDI World Dental FederationSeptember 11, 2009
Orlando Monteiro da Silva, was elected president of the FDI World Dental Federation by a large majority, during the General Meeting held in Singapore last 4 September.
The FDI is the world’s leading, independent and authoritative dental organization. Founded in Paris in 1900, it is based in Geneva and it is comprised of almost 200 member associations from 134 countries, representing more than a million dentists from all over the world. It has official ties with the World Health Organisation and with the United Nations.
Dear FDI colleagues and friends,
At the end of this year I will be finishing my term of office as President of the Council of European Dentists (CED). In the last General Assembly in Brussels I announced that I will not run again.
My commitment with the FDI has been well known for many years.