Scientific Seminar on “Congenital Rubella Syndrome”

On November 15, 2019 a Scientific Seminar on “Congenital Rubella Syndrome” was organized by Department of Public Health, State University of Bangladesh at its own seminar hall to raise awareness on this important Public Health problem. The seminar was sponsored by Incepta Vaccine Ltd. Prof. Dr. Nawzia Yasmin, Dean, School of Health Sciences and Head of the Department of Public Health conveyed welcome speech to all guests and participants and emphasized on prevention of the disease and efficacy of vaccination and raising awareness among the community on prevention of the disease. Dr. Shams Tasnuva, Sr. Executive, Medical Services, Marketing Strategy Department, Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd delivered keynote presentation on origin of Rubella, causes and symptoms of Rubella, vaccination and prevention of Rubella followed by questions answer session. Major General (Rtd) Dr. M. Shahjahan, Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health in his concluding speech emphasized on arranging Public Health seminars more often on current Public Health issues so that students of the MPH program can be well equipped and efficient to tackle any emerging problems that may be confronted. Among the guests, Lt Col Dr. Syed Hassan Md Abdullah, Dr. Natasha Khurshid, Nuhad Raisa Seoty, Iffat Tasnim Haque and Dr. Nazmur Rahman Sajib and students of Master of Public Health program participated in the seminar.