Bangladesh Int’l Medical Students' Scientific Congress 2018 held
Bangladesh International Medical Students' Scientific Congress 2018 took place on October 04-05 at Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS). After completing successful rounds of BIMSSCON 2015 and 2016, BIMSSCON 2018 comes with the theme of "Health care without borders" organized by IFMSA Bangladesh. IFMSA Bangladesh is a non profit, non political, voluntary medical students' organizationlead by medical and dental students of Bangladesh. It works for the medical students of Bangladesh to make them more professional and skilled, says a press release.
In BIMSSCON 2018, 400 participants participated in a 2-day long programme. It ends with 12 workshops, 6 career symposium, oral and poster presentations and medi quiz and anatomy drawing competition.
The event was inaugurated on 4th October. Professor Dr. Kanak Kanti Barua, vice-chancellor of BSMMU was present as chief guest. On the 1stday, 6 workshops and video competition were conducted.
On 5th October, more workshops, standing committee sessions, career sessions followed by closing ceremony took place. On the 2nd day, the chief guest was Professor Dr ABM Abdullah, dean, Faculty of Medicine, BSMMU, special guests were Professor Dr Fatema Ashraf, Dr Iftekhar Rashid and Dr Abdun Noor Tushar. Closing ceremony was followed by an enthusiastic cultural programme.
All the guests extended their good wishes to BIMSSCON 2018 and applauded the organizing committee's efforts of shedding light on the concept of healthcare without borders.