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  • Monday, 15 Jan 2018

BCCP and BTCRN are Organizing a Research Findings Dissemination Conference on January 22, 2018

BCCP and BTCRN are going to organize the Research Findings Dissemination Conference to share the research findings of the 2017 Tobacco Control Research Grant Program. The conference will be held on January 22, 2018, at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka. Prominent tobacco control advocate of the country, Mr. Saber Hossain Chowdhury, Member of Parliament and Honorary President Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has provided his kind consent to attend the opening program of the conference as the Chief Guest. Ms. Roxana Quader, Additional Secretary (PH and WH), Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Prof. Dr. M. Shamsher Ali, Founder Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh Open University and Southeast University; Dr. Bardan Jung Rana, WHO Representative a.i. to Bangladesh; and Dr. Joanna Cohen, Director, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Maryland, USA are expected to attend the opening program as the Guests of Honor. National Professor Dr. Brig. (Rtd.) Abdul Malik, President, National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh will chair the program. Relevant government officials, academia, renowned researchers including young researchers of public and private universities all over the country will be invited to attend the conference. Journalists/reporters of different dailies and television channels will also be invited and urged to disseminate the research findings for wider circulation.