The 11th Malaysian Dental Student Association Annual General Meeting (MDSA AGM) in 2023 was a significant event for dental students nationwide. Led by Georginia George Pereira, a dedicated BDS Year 5 student and the MDSA President for the 2022/2023 tenure, the event had two primary objectives: to report the activities and achievements of the tenure and to conduct the final election of the executive committee for the 2023/2024 term.
The MDSA AGM was more than just a formal gathering; it was a holistic experience that also included a social gathering event. It provided dental students from various schools an opportunity to connect, share valuable experiences, and strengthen connections. This gathering emphasized the importance of unity and cooperation within the dental community.
The event took place on the 24th of September, 2023, from 9 am to 5 pm at Balai Ungku Aziz, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. This venue, known for its prestigious dental programs, was an ideal location for such an essential meeting.
Georginia George Pereira, alongside her team comprising members from various dental schools, ensured the AGM’s success. The tenure’s activities and achievements were presented, reflecting the hard work and dedication put in over the past year. Additionally, the final election of the executive committee for the upcoming term was conducted, marking a transition towards new leadership and fresh ideas.
The MDSA AGM 2023 embodied the spirit of unity and collaboration within the dental student community. It provided a platform for dental students to learn, connect, and actively participate in their annual event. With Georginia George Pereira at the helm, the MDSA AGM was a testament to the dedication and commitment of dental students in Malaysia. It reinforced the notion that the future of dentistry in the country is in capable and caring hands, working together to advance the field and promote dental health.