BME Department, MIST arranged a seminar titled ‘World Birth Defects Day: Social Awareness and Prevention” on 03 March 2019. Professionals from Armed Forces Medical College, Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka Shishu Hospital and Dhaka Medical College Hospital delivered keynote speeches. Mr. Farhad Hossain, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Public Administration had graced the event as the chief guest.
The seminar was followed by a rally to raise awareness. BME Department, MIST was awarded Platinum Membership by International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research for observing World Birth Defects Day.