PHAB Annual Conference 2021
Prof. Dr. Md. Anower Hussain BIO
Secretary General, Public Health Association of Bangladesh &
Dean, Faculty of Public Health, BUHS
Respected Chairman of the inaugural session of Annual ScientificConference 2021 who is also the chairman of the organizing committee of this conference and the President of the Public Health Association of Bangladesh, Prof. Dr. Shah Monir Hossain, Honorable Chief guest Prof. Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Honorable special guest Prof. Dr. Abul Bashar Md. Khurshid Alam, the Director General, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and family welfare, Honorable special guest Prof. Walter Ricciardi, the President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Honorable special guest Dr. Bardan Jung Rana, WHO Representative in Bangladesh, distinguished guests, speakers, participants, respected members of Public Health Association of Bangladesh, ladies and gentleman, a very good morning to you all and welcome to the inaugural session of Annual Scientific Conference 2021 organized by Public Health Association of Bangladesh.
Dear Participants, ladies and gentleman, Public Health Association of Bangladesh is a professional organization and has a large network of professionals across the country including multiple disciplines and academic institutions. We are also the proud member of the World Federation of Public Health Association. Public Health initiatives affect people every day in every part of the world. It addresses broad issues that can affect the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities. The work of the public health professionals is significant in this regard.
Keeping that in mind Public Health Association of Bangladesh is working to promote Public Health movement in the country and to create a suitable atmosphere for healthful living, and thereby contributing in the growth and development of a healthiernation. COVID19 has given us a strong message that Public Health initiative is the key to success to fight against the pandemic hand in hand with the clinicians.Public Health Association of Bangladesh is working to preventtransmission and reduce the impacts of this deadly diseasesince its first bite in Bangladeshthrough different public health approaches.
Dear Participants, this is very encouraging that about550 Public Health contributors, Healthcare professionals, researchers, community practitioners and civil society advocates have registered for this conference. Almost 120 Abstracts received for the oral and poster presentations from different parts of the world like USA, UK, Australia, Poland, Finland, Malaysia, India and Nepal. More than 50 renowned scientists, academician, policymakers are expected to be present as speakers, chair and co-chair, moderators during the 2 days of our conference. We firmly believe that the conference will be an innovative and interactiveevent with the latest in science thinking, policy, and management discussion. It will also provide participants with the unique opportunity to network and build social relationship. Finally, Honorable chief guest and Special guests, despite your busy schedule you have kindly graced this session by your kind presence.Please allow us to express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude from Public Health Association of Bangladesh.
Thank you every one for your gracious presence.
Stay safe and stay healthy