According to the last Eurostat survey, “In 2021, the situation for dental care was similar though slightly worse than the unmet medical needs, as 4.4% of the children living in households with children didn’t receive the dental care they needed”.
FEDCAR’s Regulators and Competent Dental Authorities have recalled, in a common declaration adopted at Madrid under the Consejo Dentists’ presidency, that the recognition of dental qualifications obtained outside the European Union must at a strict minimum correspond to the applicable European requirements (Directive 2005/36 EC), knowing that some prudent countries apply measures going beyond this minimum standard.Read more
Les Régulateurs et les Autorités compétentes dentaires de la FEDCAR, réunis à Madrid le 5 mai sous la présidence du Consejo Dentistas, ont rappelé dans une déclaration commune que la reconnaissance des qualifications dentaires obtenues en dehors de l’Union européenne doit au strict minimum correspondre aux exigences européennes applicables (Directive 2005/36 CE), sachant que certains pays prudents appliquent des mesures qui vont au-delà de ce standard minimal.Read more
The Association for Dental Education in Europe (A.D.E.E.) and the Federation of European Dental Regulators (F.E.D.C.A.R.) welcome the W.H.A.’s adoption on 24 May of the global oral health strategy. They look forward to feeding the W.H.O.’s consultation in the coming weeks that will lay the ground for the Action Plan in charge of detailing and implementing this strategy in the very diverse national context of the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly.Read more
Healthcare Professionals Crossing Borders (HPCB) is an informal partnership of professional healthcare regulators.
Its purpose is to support patient safety in Europe through effective regulation across borders. It works in the context of free movement of healthcare professionals in Europe. In its last newsletter an article reverts on the modernization of quality-insurance that is targeted by the EU Commission in its European Strategy of Universities published in January and commented by Education Ministers in April.
The article is available here.