The Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) has organized a scientific seminar on the occasion of Diabetes Summit 2021. The seminar was held in the ballroom of the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital on Thursdayin continuation of the World Diabetes Program.
The Acme Laboratories Limited, one of the largest pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh, launched the Digital Healthcare App HealthAid at the Diabetes Summit. Through which everyone including diabetic patients can easily know the treatment and condition of the body with the help of technology. Moreover, you can take the advice of a doctor in a video call through this app.
The seminar was conducted by Associate Professor and Consultant of BIHS Diabetes and Endocrinology Dr. NazmulKabirQureshi and was attended by senior officials including Executive Director, Sales and Distribution, The Acme Laboratories Ltd, Md. Ferdous Khan. The seminar was also attended by eminent endocrinologists and diabetes specialists from Bangladesh and shared their valuable insights on overcoming diabetes.
Director, Bardem Academy Prof. Md. Farque Pathan, said, "We have started raising awareness on the theme 'Access to Diabetes Care". It is estimated that about 30 percent of the world's population suffers from diabetes due to unconsciousness. At the same time, the number of patients in our country is terrible.
We have consulted with the government for the treatment of this disease at low cost. At the same time I hope all the pharmaceutical companies of the country will come forward with us''
The chief guest of the seminar was the President of Bangladesh Diabetic Association, National Professor. A K Azad Khan said, "Thank you to Acme Laboratories Limited for conducting such a timely seminar. We must always be aware of this diabetes as most of the people in the country are affected by this disease. However, even if we are not completely free from this disease, only awareness can protect us from this. As a result, we should be aware of diabetes.