Diabetic Association of Bangladesh

Diabetic Association of Bangladesh is a non-profit organization medical organization and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2] Professor AK Azad Khan is the present president of the association.[3]

Diabetic Association of Bangladesh
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Official language
WebsiteDiabetic Association of Bangladesh

History edit

The organization was established in 1956 in East Pakistan by Muhammad Ibrahim, National professor of Bangladesh. The organization started in Segun Bagicha as an outpatient clinic. In 1980 it established BIRDEM, a specialized research hospital on diabetics. The organization is a regional collaborating centre of the World Health Organization.[1] It has presence with over 80 local centres. It raises awareness about diabetics and provides medical advice and screening.[4][5]

References edit

  1. ^ a b Roy, Bipin. "Diabetic Association of Bangladesh". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza brand ambassador for diabetes awareness campaign". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Non-communicable disease result of tobacco: Experts". The Daily Star. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Novo Nordisk to offer free diabetes screening on World Health Day". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Novo Nordisk helps Bangladesh step up fight against diabetes". The Daily Star. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2016.

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