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Photo with eminent leaders of the IEA world congress of Epidemiology, at Saitama, Japan. From left Prof. Dr. M.S.A. Mansur Ahmed, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh, Prof. Henrique Barros, President, IEA, Prof. Yosikazu Nakamura, IEA Congress President, Saitama, Japan, Prof. Valerie Beral, immediate past President, IEA, Prof. Chandramoni Padey, President elect, IEA, Prof. Umesh Kapil, IEA Regional Councilor, South East Asia region.

Prof. Dr. M. S. A. Mansur Ahmed of Public HealthDept. of Daffodil International University participated in the 21stInternational Epidemiological Association (IEA) World Congress of Epidemiology(WCE2017) held from August 19- 22, 2017 at Sonic City (Convention Center), Saitama, Japan.The theme of the congress was “Global/Regional/Local Health and Epidemiology in a changing world”. The congress was participated by more than 1,000 epidemiologists from about 60 countries as registered participants to the Congress.

Professor Mansur was the only invited speaker from Bangladesh and Daffodil International University for the South East Asia regional meeting (Symposium) of the congress along with eminent speakers from other South East Asian countries. Professor Mansur’s Topic was “Strategies for reduction of maternal mortality”. Besides this, Professor Mansur also made a presentation on his own research project titled “Effect of DOTS on sputum conversion after 2 months of treatment among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bangladesh”. Both the presentations were highly appreciated by the congress. An MPH in Epidemiology from University of Minnesota, USA. Professor Mansur has been teaching mostly epidemiology to the MPH students of DIU.Some pictures related to Professor Mansur’s participation in the congress are shown below:

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