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Webinar marking World Population Day held

  • DU Correspondent
  • 6 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Department of Population Sciences of Dhaka University (DU) and UNFPA Bangladesh jointly organised a webinar titled ‘Rights and Choices are the Answer: Whether Baby Boom or Bust, the Solution Lies in Prioritizing the Reproductive Health and Rights of all People’ marking the World Population Day on Sunday.

DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman addressed it as the chief guest.

Presided over by Chairman of the Department of Population Sciences Prof Dr Md Rabiul Haque, the webinar was also addressed by DU Social Sciences Faculty Dean Prof Dr Sadeka Halim and UNFPA Country Representative Dr Asa Torkelsson as the special guests. DU VC Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman in his speech highlighted the compromised health care system particularly in the area of sexual and reproductive health amidst the ongoing pandemic.