International Affairs Committee (IAC)
The BDA has international involvement on a European and worldwide basis to ensure the profession’s voice is heard in decision-making processes that affect dentistry in the UK. There are several international organisations representing different areas of interest.
The Association is a member of the Council of European Dentists (CED), the International Dental Federation (FDI) and its European Regional Organisation (ERO), the Commonwealth Dental Association (CDA) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO). To ensure input into policy work and governance matters, BDA representatives hold or have held roles in various organisations.
- Advises on current themes and issues
- Provide the delegations to relevant meetings
- Make recommendations to the PEC about roles for BDA representatives in other organisations
- The 2023 agenda includes a focus on: Amalgam, Antimicrobial Resistance, Medical Devices, Mental Wellbeing, Regulation, Sustainability, Workforce.
Get in touch
For more information contact committee secretary Ulrike Matthesius: [email protected].