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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.
One Researcher from Assam, India is working in BIRDEM to learn the techniques of basic biomedical research.
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.
One student from NHN is doing PhD at Oslo University.
9 Students from India, Nepal and USA are studying in IMC.
2 abstracts have been accepted for European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) at Vienna, Austria in 2014.
13 abstracts have been accepted for International Diabetes Fedaration Congress (IDF) in Melbourne, Australia 2014.
In the MPhil Courses 21 regional students have been enrolled (9 from Nepal, 7 from Pakistan and 5 from India), of them 12 students have been graduated and rest of them are continuing the courses.

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 Dr A K Azad Khan Elected as President, Diabetes Asia Study Group

Active Beyond the Country Prof Dr A K Azad Khan, President, eminent physician and social worker of the country and the presiden of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh has been elected as the President of 'Diabetes Asia Study Group' for next two years. The election was held in Muscat, the capital of Oman on 1st May 2014. Diabetes Asia Study Group (DASG) is a non-profitable organization which was formed to create awareness and to promote and encourage research on Asian population. Prof Azad Khan is the pioneer of the movement for preventing diabetes and creating awareness on diabetes in the country.