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World Kidney Day observed at BSMMU

DHAKA, March 9, 2017 (BSS) - "World Kidney Day" was observed at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) here today with a call for creating mass awareness to prevent the kidney ailments.

With the motto "Kidney Diseases and Obesity", Pediatric Nephrology Society of Bangladesh (PNSB) organized a discussion on Bot-Tala premises on the campus to mark the day.

BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan addressed the function as the chief guest, said a BSMMU press release here.

BSMMU Pro-VC (research and development) Professor Dr Md Shahidullah Shikder, Pro-VC (administration) Professor Dr Md Sharfuddin Ahmed, former VC Professor Dr Md Shahidullah, Treasurer Professor Dr Md Ali Asgar Moral and President of PNSB Professor Dr Md Hanif and Secretary General Professor Dr Md Habibur Rahman addressed the function, among others.

The speaker here stressed on preventing child kidney diseases ensuring congenial environment for them, including setting up adequate playground, ensuring hygienic foods and maintaining balanced diet list.

They also underscored the need for creating mass awareness to combat the kidney related ailments.

Later, a rally was brought out from the Bot-Tala premises and paraded main streets of the campus, it said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)