Rangpur – A research program on “Dementia Care and Vision Support” was inaugurated with the collaborated initiative of Community Eye Hospital Rangpur and SENSE-Cog Asia UK on Friday at Begum Rokeya Auditorium, RDRS, and Bangladesh Rangpur.
Dr. M Sakel, Principal Investigator SENSE-Cog Asia UK attended the event as chief guest while Md. Ferdous Alam Mukul, Chairman, Community Eye Hospital chaired the program.
Prof. Iracema Leroi of SENSE-Cog Asia UK presented the key note speech on “Proposed study of vision care in Dementia.
Dr Lt Col Farid Alam, Azizul Haque, Dr. M R Khasru, Additional DIG Kamrul Ahsan also delivered their speech on the necessity of dementia care and vision support.
Speakers said, dementia is going to be a serious health issue in Bangladesh and it is high time to address it. There is not much treatment of dementia in the country but it can be controlled and taken care if diagnosed timely.
newsnextbd.com/Zakir Hossain reporting from Rangpur