The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has officially approved ACC Bangladesh Chapter for organizing its activities in Bangladesh. In this connection, the launching ceremony of ACC Bangladesh Chapter held on 12th December, 2016 Monday at 10.00 AM at Hotel Le Meridian, Dhaka. Dr. Mary Norine Walsh, President-Elect, American College of Cardiology was present as guest of honor in the formal Launching Ceremony of ACC Bangladesh Chapter. National Professor Brig. Abdul Malik, First Fellow of American College of Cardiology in Bangladesh has graced the occasion as Chairperson. In this historical Inauguration program, welcome address was given by Prof. A K M Mohibullah, President, Bangladesh Cardiac Society while Introduction of ACC Bangladesh Chapter and Credential of the Guest was presented by Prof. Afzalur Rahman, President, Bangladesh Society of Cardiovascular Intervention.
In the scientific session, Prof. Afzalur Rahman presented his topic “Burden of Cardiac Diseases in Bangladesh” while Dr. Mary Norine Walsh highlighted “Global Burden of Heart Failure”.
Meanwhile in the program, Dr. Mary Norine Walsh announced Prof. Afzalur Rahman as honorable Governor of ACC Bangladesh Chapter operations and therefore she handed over ACC flag to him.
At the end of program, vote of thanks was given by Prof. Abdullah Al Shafi Majumder, Secretary General, Bangladesh Cardiac Society.
More than fifty eminent Cardiologists who already holing their ACC members were present at the Inaugural session.
UniMed Pharma jointly organized the program and coordinated the whole activities. Mr. Zainul Abedin, Marketing Manager, UniMed Pharma played the leading role to accomplish this gala event while Mr. Md. Akramul Kabir, Senior Product Manager, UniMed Pharma placed his effort to make it as a success.