On 3 October 2022, H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Ambassador of Thailand, and Madame were invited to witness the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University of Thailand, and the Department of Oral Health Services, Catholic University Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – KU Leuven) of Belgium. The MoU was signed respectively by Professor Dr. Sirichai Krattavorncharoen, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry of Mahidol University, and Professor Dr. Bart Van Meerbeek, Department Chair of Oral Health Services, KU Leuven. This MoU will serve as general framework for bilateral cooperation between the two Departments for a period of 5 years. Such collaborative activities include the exchange of research staff, joint distance learning academic programs, research and clinical training.
Ambassador Sek had a productive discussion with the Thai dentistry delegation and Professor Van Meerbeek and members of his department. The Ambassador also attended a presentation and interactive session regarding Implantology. Thereafter, a reception was held to celebrate the signing ceremony.