N. B. – Speakers are not arrayed according to seniority manner.
Dr. A.F.M. Ruhal Haque MP is the chairman of the Health and Family Welfare Sub-Committee of Bangladesh Awameleague, and a member of the Standing Committee of parliament Health and Family Welfare. He is the former Minister of Health and Family Welfare, People’s Republic of Bangladesh. He completed MBBS, FRCS, FICS, and FCPS. Dr. Haque is a Professor of Ortho Surgery. He was the president of the Swadhinata Chikitshak Parishad. His constituency was Shatkhira-3.
Prof. Dr. Pran Gopal Datta MP is a Bangladeshi physician and politician. He is a Professor in the Department of ENT at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital. In September 2021, he won the candidacy of membership of Jatiya Sangsad representing the Comilla-7 constituency in a bi-election unopposed. Datta was awarded the Independence Day Award, the highest civilian award in Bangladesh, for his contributions to the medical field in 2012. He is an ear, nose and throat specialist. He also served as the personal physician to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Prof. Abdul Aziz MP is a Bangladeshi politician and the incumbent Member of Parliament of Sirajganj-3. Bangladesh Awami League is his Political party. MP Aziz was elected to parliament from Sirajganj-3 as a Bangladesh Awami League candidate on 30 December 2018.
Prof. ABM Abdullah is a Bangladeshi physician, academic, and the personal physician of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He was a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. In 1978 he got the MBBS degree from Dhaka Medical College. He got the MRCP degree from Royal College of Physicians in London. After obtaining MBBS, he joined as a doctor in Dhaka Medical College. Later on, After serving as the Professor at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, he was appointed as the Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Personal Physician. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak in 2016 by the Government of Bangladesh. He was given the Bangla Academy Honorary Fellowship.
Dr. Makhduma Nargis is the Vice-chairperson at the Community Clinic Health Support Trust, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Bangladesh. Earlier she was the Additional Secretary & Project Director at Revitalization of Community Health Care Initiatives in Bangladesh (RCHCIB), MoHFW. She led the operation of 13,232 community clinics (CC) and to ensure community participation, formation of 1 Community Management group and 3 Community Support groups for each CC. She was a resource person for GDG (Guideline Development Group) for CHW of the World Health Organization (2016-2018). She was the keynote speaker on service delivery through CC in rural Bangladesh in WHA side events (2014-2015).
Maj Gen Md. Mahbubur Rahman is a Medical Doctor and obtained his MBBS degree from Rajshahi Medical College in the yr. 1985. He joined Bangladesh Army on 02 Aug 1986. He is a public Health Specialist and did his Diploma in public health in 1993 under the University of Dhaka. He also did MCPS course from Bangladesh College of Physician and Surgeon in 2003. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 2011 and served as Commandant of Army Medical Corps Center and School, Dean Medical Faculty of Bangladesh University of Professionals, Chief Health Officer of Dhaka South City Corporation. He also commanded Dhaka combined Military Hospital, the largest referral Hospital of the country for about three years. He was promoted to the rank of Major General on 03 Feb, 2019 and assumed the appointment of commandant Armed Forces Medical College. Finally he assumed the appointment of Director General of Directorate General Drug Administration on 08 May, 2019.
Prof. Dr. ABM Khurshid Alam is a Bangladeshi surgeon. He is the incumbent Director General of Directorate General of Health Services of Bangladesh. Alam passed MBBS from Sir Salimullah Medical College. He obtained FCPS in surgery from Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons and MS in Orthopedic Surgery. He also achieved FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of England. Alam was long serving head of the department of surgery at Comilla Medical College. He was head of Surgery at Dhaka Medical College until he took the job as Director General. He also worked as honorary secretary of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Prof. Dr. M. Abu Sayeed is a former Professor of the Department of Community Medicine of Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka. He passed MBBS from DMC of Dhaka University. He did Diploma in Community Medicine (DCM), MD in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Ph.D. The thesis was on “Predictors of risks for vascular complications of diabetes and their probability”. Dr. Sayeed has published, reviewed and presented 124 different articles in different journals.
Prof. Dr. Rashid-E-Mahbub is the chairman of the National Committee on Health Rights Movement. He is a former President of the Bangladesh Medical Association(BMA). He has been working to enhance the overall health condition of the people of Bangladesh by establishing their Health Rights. Has been engaged with many Civil Society Organizations and working for the sake of the Health rights of mass people in Bangladesh.
Professor. Dr. M A Faiz is a Medicine & Neuromedicine Specialist and a former Professor & Head of Medicine of Sir Salimullah Medical College, Mitford, Dhaka. He was also a former professor of Dhaka medical college. He was a dean of Medicine at Dhaka University was employed at Director General of Health Services. Dr. Faiz got his MBBS degree from Chittagong Medical College. He was a fellow of the World Health Organization for doing research leading to Ph D from University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Dr. Munir Ahmed is the Country Director of Orbis International Bangladesh. As a doctor with further training in tropical medicine and hygiene, management of public health, and social development, Munir began his career with a great Launchpad from which to tackle health concerns. Having previously worked with UN agencies, local governments, and non-governmental organizations across Bangladesh and Afghanistan, in 2012, Munir directed his expertise towards fighting avoidable blindness. He has also been successful in influencing policy at the government level, advocating for the inclusion of childhood blindness, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Diabetic Retinopathy, Vision Centers, and Human Resources for Eye Health within the country’s National Eye Care Plan.
Prof. Dr. Ridwanur Rahman is the Head of Research at Universal Medical College Research Center. He is also the head of the Department of Medicine, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Previously he was a professor of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH). He was also the Principal Investigator at Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi). Dr. Md. Ridwanur Rahman completed his graduation (MBBS) from Chittagong Medical College in 1982 and got his FCPS (Internal Medicine) degree from Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1989. His major skills include internal medicine, clinical research, public health, epidemiology, medical education, clinical trials, medical research, program evaluation, clinical monitoring, etc. In the field of internal medicine, clinical research, and medical education Dr. Ridwanur Rahman has an immense contribution both nationally and internationally.
Prof. Dr. Ferdousi Begum is a World Health Organization Fellow. She is a Gynecology & Obstetrics Specialist, Infertility and hormonal disease Specialist, Associate Professor(Gyne Department) at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
Prof. Dr. Sameena Chowdhury is a Professor of Gynecologist and Obstetrician. She is an Ex president of The Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB). Currently she is working at Central Hospital Ltd., Dhaka. She is also an Ex Technical Expert & Adisor of Midwifery Dept. at BRAC University. Prof. Dr. Sameena studied at Dhaka Medical College and Univesity of London.
Prof. Dr. Soofia Khatoon is a Professor Paediatrics at Centre for Woman and Child Health – CWCH. She is the former Head of the Department of Pediatrics at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital. Prof. Soofia has Studied at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital and got her MBBS in 1980. She got the FCPS degree from Bangladesh College of Physician & Surgeon in 1988. She got the Fellowship in Neonatology from Hospital for Sick Children, University of Edinburgh, U.K. 1991. She obtained her MHPEd (Master of Health Personnel Education) degree from University of New South Wales, Australia 2000. Besides her many publications and She has vast working experience as a Pediatrics Doctor and also as a trainer.
Prof. Dr. Qazi Mushtaq Hussain is a Cancer Specialist and Head of the Radiotherapy Department at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. He completed MBBS from DMC and M. Phil from BSMMU. Prof. Dr. Hussain Highered for training at Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, India & St. Lukes Medical Centre Manila, Philippines.
Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel is a public health physician with more than 33 years of diverse experience with family planning, reproductive health, Essential Services Package delivery program, and improving quality of services in Bangladesh. Currently, he is working as the Country Representative of Engender Health Bangladesh. He also works as an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Population Sciences Department of the Dhaka University. He is a medical graduate with Masters in Public Health and a Diploma in Personnel Management. With his excellent leadership, he is now the President of the Public Health Association of Bangladesh, and a Member of three national-level technical committees constituted by MOHFW.
Dr. MA Sabur is an Adjunct Professor at North South University and Dhaka University. Earlier he was working as a Senior Health Advisor for UNDP in its Bangladesh project titled as Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Facility. He was the Country Representative of Water Aid Bangladesh and was in the position of the Health and Population Sector Manager at UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in Bangladesh. He was the sector Coordinator for Health and Population at Care Bangladesh. He has done his MBBS from Rajshahi Medical College in 1981, and master of Community Health (MCommH) from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, England in 1989. He has worked as a Consultant for many national and international organizations.
Prof. Dr. Quazi Tarikul Islam is a member of the National Technical Advisory Committee for COVID 19. He also served as a member of the Regional Technical Advisor Group for Dengue, SEARO, WHO. He is a counselor and controller of examinations in the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons. He passed MBBS from Rajshahi Medical College and FCPS in Medicine from Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons. He did FACP (USA), FRCP (Glasg, UK), FRCP (Edin), MACP (USA). Dr. Islam was the Professor of Medicine both in Rajshahi Medical College and Dhaka Medical College. He has over 97 publications in national and international journals.
Prof. Dr. Sanowar Hossain
Prof. Md. Faruque Pathan is the head of the department of Endocrinology of BIRDEM. He passed MBBS in 1976 from Dhaka Medical College and joined as a lecturer in the same medical college in 1978. He started his career as a diabetologist in BIRDEM in 1984. He obtained MD in Endocrinology in 1993. He has nearly more than one hundred publications in both national and international journals.