Prof. Dr. Tran Van Truong, President of the Vietnam Odonto –Stomatology Association, has been elected as an Academician by the American Biographical Institute (ABI).

Truong, who once held the positions of Director of the National Institute of Odonto-Stomatology and Rector of the Odonto-Stomatology University, was honoured for his outstanding scientific achievements and contributions to the community.

He trained a lot of experts both in and outside the country, and compiled many books, textbooks and research projects on odonto-stomatology in Vietnamese and foreign languages.

The professor has worked with nations and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to organise public dental health and school dental health programmes, providing free operations and treatment for millions of people and children across Vietnam .

Truong is now a member of several international organisations, including the World Dental Federation (FDI), the American Dental Institute (ADI), and the Council of International Dental Collaboration of the Mekong region (DCMR)./.