Paediatric Cardiology Department of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka organized a seminar on “Heart diseases of children – can’t take the smile away” on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at Banani Club Limited. Welcome address delivered by Dr. Ratnadeep Chaskar, honorable CEO, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Consultant – Clinical & Interventional Paediatric Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka talked about “Department Overview of Clinical & Interventional Paediatric Cardiology”. She highlighted that Paediatric Cardiology Department of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka has been providing a special package for the underprivileged children having heart diseases.
Prof. Dr. Soofia Khatoon, Vice Chairperson, Bangladesh Breast Feeding Foundation; Academic Director & Head of Paediatrics, Centre for Woman & Child Health was present as guest of honor. Prof. Dr. Md. Shahabuddin Talukder, Clinical & Interventional Cardiologist of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka was present as special guest. Afzal Hossain, Actor & Director, Syed Almas Kabir, President – BASIS, Sangeeta Khan, Treasurer, BWCCI & Managing Partner- Divine Beauty Lounge, Dr. Bani Chanda (MBBS, DHM), Physician & Hospital Administrator, Dr. Sharmi Ahmed, Gynecologist & Singer were present as celebrity guests. At the end of the seminar, Vote of Thanks was presented by Dr. Arif Mahmud, Senior GM, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. There were more than 145 participants attended in this seminar where patients’ parents, eminent doctors, and high officials from Apollo Hospitals Dhaka and elite group of society were also present. Objectives of this seminar to create awareness about heart diseases among children and spread the message across the community.