Evercare Hospital hosts discussion on World Hepatitis Day
Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Chattogram jointly arranged an online panel discussion on World Hepatitis Day 2021.
In line with this year’s theme of “Hepatitis can’t wait”, Evercare organized the virtual event to spread awareness among people about Hepatitis, said a media release on Wednesday.
Mayor Md Atiqul Islam, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), was present at the event as the chief guest as well as Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, Chattogram City Corporation, as the honorable guest of honor.
Brig Gen Md. Zobaidur Rahman, Chief Health Officer, DNCC ; Dr. Muhammad Lutful Latif Chowdhury, Sr. Consultant & Coordinator Gastroenterology-Evercare Hospital Dhaka; Dr. S M Ali Haider, Consultant Gastroenterology, Evercare Hospital Chattogram on behalf of Evercare. Also present at the ceremony were Prof. Dr. Faruque Ahmed, Director, Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute & Hospital, Dhaka; Professor Dr. Ershad Uddin Ahmed, HOD Gastroenterology, Chittagong Medical College, Chattogram participated in the panel discussion as well.
Talat Mamun, Executive Director – Channel 24; Pranab Saha, Editor – DBC News; and Shakil Ahmed, Head of News – Ekattor TV, also contributed to the discussion as representatives of mainstream media.
The virtual event was moderated by Dr. Arif Mahmud, Deputy Director-Medical Services, Evercare Hospital, Dhaka.