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Realizing the importance of regional cooperation and development, BADAS is also providing support to regional institutes/organizations for improving diabetes care as well as for generating human resources in health.
Four health workers from Bhutan attended Training of educators in BIRDEM. Students from India, Nepal and Pakistan are studying in the MPhil (Public health Disciplines) Courses at BUHS with support from the NOMA Grant of Oslo University.
One student from BUHS is doing PhD in Norway with support from the NOMA Grant of Oslo University. Two student from BIRDEM completed PhD under Dhaka University.
International Collaboration:
Active Beyond the Country

  • World Diabetes Foundation
  • University of Oslo, Norway
  • University of Pennstate, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • University of Kolkata, India
  • The University of Queensland, Australia
  • University of Karachi, Pakistan
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Deakin University (Australia)
  • University of New South Wales (Australia)
  • University of Western Sydney (Australia)
  • University of Putra (Malaysia)
  • University of Ukraine

Prof A K Azad Khan receives IDF Global Award

Active Beyond the Country Prof A K Azad Khan, President of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, has received the `IDF (International Diabetes Federation) Global Award' for his outstanding contribution to the health care service for diabetic patients.
Prof Azad Khan is the only Bangladeshi who has been given such a prestigious global award, IDF President Sir Michael Hirst handed over the award to Prof Azad Khan at a program recently at Vancouver in Canada.
Representatives of 200 diabetic associations from 160 countries, specialized doctors and researchers attended the program.
The 'Lancet,' a world renowned medical journal, honoured him last year through publication of his profile. Prof A K Azad Khan has invented '5 ASA based drugs' used for treatment of diseases related to gastro-enterology. He is also the pioneer of 'Endoscopic' service in Bangladesh.

Khan Bahadur Ahasanullah Gold Medal

Dhaka Ahasania Mission has awarded the Khan Bahadur Ahasanullah Gold Medal 2015 to Prof A K Azad Khan, President of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh for decentralization, expansion and awareness of Diabetes Care Delivary through out the country. The award was conferred in a function at MH Khan Auditorium organized by Ahasanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka on 20th November 2015. Chief Justice of Bangladesh, Justice Mr Surendra Nath Sinha handed over the award.