THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY-SOFIA – CO-FOUNDER OF ALIANCE FOR ORAL HEALTH ACROSS BORDERS

During a preparatory working meeting held at the end of August 2010 in “Golden Sands”, an invitation was extended to the Medical University-Sofia, represented by the Rector, Professor Vanyo Mitev, to be co-founder of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders.

The first symposium and signing of the Constitutive Charter of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders took place on the 3d and 4th August 2011 in the Temple University – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

The representatives of the Medical University-Sofia – Professor Dr Radomir Ugrinov – Vice-Rector and Professor Dr Radoslav Girchev – Head of International Integration and University Policy Department - signed the Constitutive Charter.

Delegates from 20 countries and 20 deans of faculties of dental medicine in the USA signed the Charter of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders and   committed themselves to the actions and purposes of the Alliance for creation of “bridges to peace through oral health”, part of the general health, improvement of the people’s welfare all over the world and development of the international co-operation between the Alliance’s participants.