Tobacco Control Research Findings Dissemination Conference 2021

On 22nd March 2021, faculty members of department of Public Health, State University of Bangladesh participated in Research Findings Dissemination Conference 2021 organized by Bangladesh Center for Communication Program (BCCP) and funded by John Hopkins University. It was a day long program from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Assistant Prof. Nuhad Raisa Seoty (Principal investigator) and Dr. Nazmur Rahman Sajib (Co-investigator) presented their research findings entitled “Smoking Zone Facilities in Restaurants and Attitudes and Experiences on Tobacco Smoke among Adults in Dhaka City” in the conference along with other researchers from different institutes. Ms. Kazi Zebunnessa Begum, Additional Secretary (WH Wing), Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was chief guest of opening session and congratulated all the researchers for their excellent research works despite of the pandemic period. As chief guest of closing session, Mr. Md. Zillur Rahaman Chowdhury, NTCC Coordinator and Joint Secretary, Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was present and gave an motivational speech to strengthen tobacco control activities and related research in Bangladesh. As Chairperson of closing session of the dissemination conference, Prof. Dr. Nawzia Yasmin (Dean, School of Health Sciences, State University of Bangladesh and President, Bangladesh Tobacco Control Research Network) concluded the dissemination program with inspirational and directional speech for carrying out more tobacco control research and other activities in future.