Roche holds annual medical summit
Roche Bangladesh (Roche) has recently organised its 'Annual Medical Summit-2018' in the city with over 60 oncologists of Bangladesh.
Roche Bangladesh Country Manager Dr Mohammad Afroz Jalil said, "Annual Medical Summit starts with a hope that we all will work together on issues that make a difference in our patients' lives," according to a press release
Prof Dr Qamruzzaman Chowdhury presented the key-note paper on breast cancer, while Prof Md Mofazzel Hossain and Prof Syed Akram Hussain presented keynote papers on cancer immunotherapy.
The summit started with the address of welcome by Prof Dr Moarraf Hossen and the closing remarks were made by Prof MA Hai.
This year the summit hosted with the theme of 'Advancing science for better patients outcome' which is one of the core missions of Roche Bangladesh.
Every year thousands of cancer patients in Bangladesh go untreated and undiagnosed. Those who get diagnosed face critical situation due to socio-economic context of Bangladesh.
Although government is putting relentless effort to make the situation more comfortable for the patients but still more efforts to be made for the betterment of the patients.