Saturday, March 23, 2019 | ePaper

Seminar on Thalassemia at CoU

  • Print
Jahed Nohim, CoU :
Bondhu, a free blood donating organization of Comilla University (CoU), in collaboration with UGC hosted a seminar titled "Rising Public Awareness and Promoting Thalassemia Screeming in Bangladesh" on Thursday at CoU.
NM Rabul Awal chowdhury chaired the seminar while CoU VC Prof Dr Emran Kabir Chowdhury was the chief guest and Dr M Mizanur Rahman, Director General of BARD was the special guest.
NM Rabiul Awal Chowdhury urged everyone, especially those who are planning to get married or have children to get their blood tested to determine if they are themselves carriers of Thalassemia.
Thalassemia, a deadly disease lacks visible symptoms in carriers but possess a risk of 25% Thalassemia child if carriers get married to one another. Studies suggest that there are around 15 million Thalassemia carriers in Bangladesh with a very high percentage of them being completely unaware of it. Recently, the Government of Bangladesh has initiated a National Thalassemia Control Program.
The Vice Chancellor of CoU, Prof Dr Emran Kabir Chowdhury, in his speech said, " We have to create more awareness among the people. In this regard, students should have to play a vital role. In future, we will arrange more seminar on Thalassemia to prevent Thalassemia."
Bondhu is actively carrying out blood donation camping and a lot of donors eventually go to meet the Thalassemia patients in the country for donating blood. The seminar saw a huge attendance from invited guests, faculty members and students of different departments at CoU.

More News For this Category

BUBT tributes to Bangabandhu

Campus Report :Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) celebrated 99th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day-2019 with a

EWU celebrates Int'l Women's Day

EWU celebrates Int'l Women's Day

Campus Report :East West University (EWU) celebrated International Women's Day with a colorful program at EWU Campus, Aftabnagar in the city on last Thursday  before a day of the

Bangabandhu's birthday celebrated at IU

Bangabandhu's birthday celebrated at IU

IU correspondent :The authorities of Islamic University (IU), Kushtia celebrated the birthday of father of nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children Day on Sunday amid festivity. To

New Cambridge Assessment English Centre launched

New Cambridge Assessment English Centre launched

Campus Report :Cambridge Assessment English (part of the University of Cambridge) launched a new Cambridge English Exam Centre with Educan International Ltd in the capital recently. Prof Dr Harun-or-Rashid,

BUP celebrates Bangabandhu's birth anniversary

BUP celebrates Bangabandhu's birth anniversary

Campus Report :Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) celebrated the 99th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day with elaborate programme. To mark the day

Falguni Mukharjee, Chancellor of Brainware University, Kolkata on Thursday speaks at a press conference at the Reporters Unity in the city informing her university's admission procedure for Bangladeshi students.

Falguni Mukharjee, Chancellor of Brainware University, Kolkata on Thursday speaks at a press conference at the Reporters Unity in the city informing her university's admission procedure for Bangladeshi students.

.

Int'l Women's Day observed  at NSU

Int'l Women's Day observed at NSU

Campus Report :International Women's Day was celebrated by North South University (NSU)'s English and Modern Language Department recently. Presented at the ceremony were as special guest Professor Emeritus Dr

Anti-corruption campaign at CuU

CuU correspondent :Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organised a campaign with a motto of "Information is power, know, corruption will be prevented" at Cumilla University (CuU) campus on Thursday.     Chief

NSTU holds 2nd Convocation

NSTU holds 2nd Convocation

Campus Report :The second convocation of Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) was held recently. That day 2,263 students were recognized as graduates, 445 as postgraduates and post graduates

Conference for undergraduate, postgraduate students at Reuters

Conference for undergraduate, postgraduate students at Reuters

Campus Report :Applications are open for Future News Worldwide 2019, a prestigious international conference for the next generation of journalists run by the British Council in partnership with some