National rehabilitation conference held in city

Staff Correspondent

25th April, 2019 09:42:09 printer

National rehabilitation conference was held with the slogan “Integrated Disabilities towards Rehabilitation” at a city hotel in the capital on Wednesday.

Jatiyo Protibondhi Unnayan Foundation, Handicap International- Humanity and Inclusion, Bangladesh Physiotherapy Association, Society of Speech and Language Therapists Association, International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics Bangladesh, Bangladesh Physiological Association and Disabled People’s Organisations in support of European Union organised the programme for the first time in the country.

Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed attended the programme as the chief guest while ambassador and head of delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh Rensje Teerik was present as the special guest.

Chairperson of Neuro-Developmental Disability protection board Prof Golam Rabbani, Line Director of non communicable diseases control program Dr Nur Mohammad, joint director of JPUF Sheikh Hamim Hasan, country director of Handicap International-Humanity and Inclusion Jean Loup Gouot were also present at the event.