The Bangladesh Embassy in Kuwait organized a Health Seminar for the Expatriate Bangladeshis in Kuwait on 16 October 2014 at its Chancery. A handful of Bangladeshi expatriates participated in the seminar that provided useful information important for health awareness.The program started with the recitation from the Holy Qur'an. With the anchorage of Mr. S. M. Mahbubul Alam, Counsellor and Head of Chancery the program started at 5 pm. Three distinguished physicians from within the Bangladesh community were present in the panel of speakers.
Dr. S. M. Moniruzzaman, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) discussed the topic, ‘Diabetes and its precaution and management’. Professor Dr. Amal K. Mitra of Kuwait University talked on ‘Bangladeshi workers' Health’. And finally, Dr. Mohammad Abu Sayeed, Apollo Hospital spoke on the ‘Labors' Dietary Habits’ to the eager gathering. Different aspects of the issues were discussed in a simplified manner that was easy to understand by those present. The presentations were filled with information , which was very useful to the participants who showed excitment and ethusiasm.
The seminar was a good tool to spread health awareness among the expatiate community that hailed from Bangladesh. The physicians answered many questions to clarify the participants’ health related queries. At the end of the program, H.E Major General Mohammad Ashab Uddin, delivered a speech and presented crests to the panel speakers. In his speech, the Ambassador thanked the panel speakers and expressed his satisfaction for their contribution. He also mentioned that the seminar on health issues was vital for increasing health awareness.
He expressed his intention to organize a seminar on a large scale in the near future. The Ambassador emphasized that prevention is better than cure and thus requested all to take care of their health. He finally thanked the participants and all concerned in the successful arrangement of the seminar