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(IPNA, BSMMU, 14 November 2017): Syndicate of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has approved “Establishment of Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA)” project as full-fledged institute first ever and only for this university.

The 68th meeting of syndicate was held on 14 November 2017 chaired by Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hasan Khan, vice-chancellor, BSMMU. Among others Dr. Md. Mozammel Hossain, MP, Dr. Rustom Ali Faraji, MP, Md. Mahboob Ali, MP, Prof. Md. Nazrul Islam, ex-vice chancellor, BSMMU, Prof.  Shahidullah Sikder, pro-vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Sharfuddin Ahmed, pro-vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Zakaria Swapon, Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Ali Asgar Morol, Professor of Paediatric Neurology and IPNA Director Prof. Dr. Shaheen Akhter were present at the meeting.

In its very inception in 2014, IPNA is working as a pioneer organisation for the children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders at BSMMU premises with goodwill and comprehensive services. As a result IPNA won National Award from the prime minister for its outstanding performance on awareness building and tertiary level services on autism.

With the tireless effort of Saima Wazed Hossain - the daughter of Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh and support from government, IPNA started its journey in 2010 in the name of Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children.

(IPNA, BSMMU, 21 October 2017): Academic council of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has approved its running project  titled, “Establishment of Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA)” as full-fledged institute first ever and only for this university. 

The meeting of academic council was held on 21 October 2017 chaired by Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hasan Khan, vice-chancellor, BSMMU. Among others pro-vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahidullah Sikder, pro-vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Sharfuddin Ahmed, pro-vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Zakaria Swapon, Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Ali Asgar Morol, Dean of Medicine Faculty Prof. Dr. ABM Abdullah, Dean of Basic Sciences and Para-clinic faculty Prof. Dr. Iqbal Arslan, Dean of Dental faculty Prof. Dr. Gazi Shamim Hasan, Professor of Paediatric Neurology and IPNA Director Prof. Dr. Shaheen Akhter were present at the meeting.

In its very inception in 2014, IPNA is working as a pioneer organisation for the children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders at BSMMU premises with goodwill and comprehensive services. As a result IPNA won National Award from our honourable prime minister for outstanding performance on awareness building and tertiary level services on autism.


(IPNA,BSMMU, 16 October, 2017):  A five-day long preparatory course on autism spectrum disorder for the 2017 KOICA autism fellowship program has been kicked-off today at IPNA seminar room, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) premises.

The training program was inaugurated by the daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and world renowned autism specialist, world autism champion Saima Wazed Hossain along with vice-chancellor of BSMMU Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hasan Khan and project director of IPNA Prof. Dr. Shaheen Akhter.

The program is hosted and facilitated by the Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA) supported by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Bangladesh Office and developed and delivered by Shuchona Foundation, Bangladesh.

KOICA has been supporting Bangladesh in the field of autism spectrum disorder from 2012 by offering knowledge sharing fellowship program titled “Multi-year Competency Enhancement of Diagnosis and Treatment of ASD for Child in Bangladesh”.

A total of 15 participants from different ministries and autonomous govt. bodies have been nominated by the Health Services Division under ministry of Health and Family Welfare, People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the fellowship this year .

IPNA works nationwide - V.C, BSMMU

"IPNA works nation-wide" _V.C, BSMMU
                                                

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Three-day long training program for district/upazila level doctors held at IPNA

Read more: Autism Training for District/Upazila Level Doctors

 

(IPNA, 11 April 2017): A three-day long “Workshop on 'Management of lower functioning children with CP” and Workshop on 'Understanding Sensory Processing Dysfunction & Sensory Strategies for Children with ASD in School Setting'  held at IPNA seminar room, BSMMU from 11-13 April 2017 for parents and therapists. The aim of the program is to develop the skill of the parents, teachers and professionals in managing children with ASD and their challenging behavious. 

Read more: Workshop on CP & Sensory held at IPNA for parents and professionals

 

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