Dissemination meeting on suspected six outbreak investigations

The National Kala-azar Elimination Program (NKEP) under CDC, DGHS, GoB in collaboration with
KaIaCORE, icddr,b already executed suspected six outbreak investigations on VL in Bangladesh
(according to the suspected outbreak definition). CDC is planning to organize a dissemination
discussing the primary outcome of the investigations under these activities. The
meeting will be held on 31 July 2018 at 10:00 am at IPH conference room, Mohakhali, Dhaka.




VL Outbreak Dissemination Meeting

Venue: IPH conference room, Mohakhali, Dhaka
Date: 31 July 2018
Time: 10 am to 1 pm

Time Events
09:45 AM-10:30AM Registration, Snacks and Tea
10:30AM -10:40AM Inauguration Speech Chair

Prof. Dr. Sanya Tahmina Director, Disease Control & Line Director, CDC

10:40AM -11:40AM Presentation: ‘Findings of recently conducted VL outbreak management’. Dr. Mohammad Sohel Shomik Deputy Project Coordinator Icddr,b
11:40AM -12:40 PM Wrap-up discussions from the panel Members Moderator

Prof. Dr. M.A. Faiz Ex-DG, DGHS

12:40PM-1:00PM Short Briefing and Thanks Giving Speech Dr. Dinesh Mondal

Senior Scientist, icddr,b

& Project Director KalaCORE Project

1:00PM Lunch


List of Participants: (Not in accordance with seniority)

Sl.No Name Designation
1. Prof.(Dr.) Sanya Tahmina Director, Disease Control, DGHS
2. Prof. Dr. M.A. Faiz Ex-DG, DGHS
3. Prof. Dr. Be-Nazir Ahmed National Consultant, Coordination and Support Centre, Directorate General of Health Services 4th Floor, New Health Building

TB Gate, Mohakhali, Dhaka

4. Prof. Dr. AKM Shamsuzzaman Professor, Microbiology, Mugda Medical College
5. Dr. A. Mannan Bangali Ex-NPO, VBD, WHO Bangladesh
6. Dr. Robed Amin Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical college
7. Dr. Md. Jamshed Ali Program manager, CDC,DGHS
8. Dr. Mohammad Billal Hossain Deputy Program Manager, Disease Surveillance, CDC,DGHS
9. Dr. Mya Sapal Ngon MO, CDS, WHO
10. Dr. Sabera Sultana NPO, NTD, WCO
11. Dr. Mizanur Rahman NC-KA, NTD, WCO
12. Dr. Ariful Basher Ex. In charge, SKKRC, Mymensingh
13. Mr. Rajib Chowdhury Entomologist, icddr,b, Mohakhali
14. Dr. Proggananda Nath Medical Officer, SKKRC,DGHS
15. Dr. Rabeya Khatoon Medical Liaison Focal Point, MSF Bangladesh, OCBA Liaison Office
16. Dr. Mohammad Abu Naim SMO,WHO