Dr. M. S. A. Mansur Ahmed, Professor of Department of Public Health of Daffodil International University along with other participants at the first World Non Communicable Diseases Congress held from 3rd to 7th November, 2017 in India
Dr. M. S. A. Mansur Ahmed, Professor of Department of Public Health of Daffodil International University has participated in the first World Non Communicable Diseases Congress held from 3rd to 7th November, 2017 in India .The congress was organized by The World NCD Federation in collaboration with the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and other allied organizations. The theme of the Congress was “Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases: Realizing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Prof. Mansur Ahmed participated in the Congress as an invited guest. He has been working as a member of the International Advisory Council, of the World NCD Federation since its inception (There is only one member from each country).He presented two research papers entitled “Colorectal Cancer and its Risk Factors Among Adult Bangladeshi Population” and “Physical inactivity as an independent and important risk indicator in developing Diabetes Mellitus and related co morbidities among a selected ethnic community in Bangladesh”. Besides that he also chaired a scientific session on Non communicable Diseases.
In the congress Prof. Mansur met many renowned scientists and leaders of public health from India and other participating countries including, Australia, Canada, France, Switzerland, China, Nepal, Srilanka, and Bangladesh which helped in networking with them.This Congress helped Prof. Mansur to get and also share experiences for prevention and control of Noncommuncable diseases, a big Public Health Challenge that kills about 63% of population worldwide. The knowledge and experiences gained by him from this congress will be helpful in teaching and research activities in Daffodil International University.