Career Symposium by School of Public Health held at IUB
The School of Public Health of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized a career symposium titled “Public Health as a career today and tomorrow” on Friday 2nd December, 2016. The Vice Chancellor and the Dean of the School of Public Health, Professor M Omar Rahman inaugurated the symposium and delivered the welcome speech. Dr. Quamrun Nahar, Senior Director, icddr,b; Mr. Abdullah Al Mahmud, Research Coordinator, icddr,b; Dr. Fariha Haseen, Assistant Professor, BSMMU, Dr. Sheikh Shahed Rahman, National Nutrition Coordinator, Health Unit, CARE, Bangladesh; Dr. Mohibur Hossain Nirob, Resident (Oncology), BSMMU and founder of Platform Group; and Dr. M. Tasdik Hasan, Research Investigator, icddr,b were present as invited speakers in the event. The event was attended by over 100 students and interested viewers, mostly from outside the university. There was a lively question and answer session after the speech. A poster competition was held in the end and winners were awarded with crests. The winners of the poster competition are Ms. Nusrat Jahan and Mr. Asif Mahbub Swapnil, students of Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka.
Dr. Dipak Kumar Mitra, Head of the Department, School of Public Health conveyed the Vote of Thanks and handed over the crests to the winners of the poster competition and the honorable guest speakers. The event was moderated by Dr. Nafisa Huq, Senior Lecturer of School of Public Health.