A seminar on leprosy was held on Monday afternoon at the Lecture of BGC Trust Medical College. In the seminar, the keynote paper was presented by Leprosy Disease Expert, Department Head and Associate Professor of skin and sexually transmitted diseases of BGC Trust Medical College. Elvin Saha Principal of BGC Trust Medical College Professor Dr. S M. Tareq. Head of the Department of Surgery of BGC Trust Medical College, Prof. Dr. Presided by Panna Lal Saha and Registrar of the Department of Pediatrics Dr. Dr. Zaheed Kamal, the Registrar of Medicine Department of BGC Trust Medical College, delivered the welcome address at the seminar. Shambhu Nath Sarkar, Principal of BGC Trust Medical College, Professor Dr. Zahid Hossain Sharif, Director Major (Retd.) Dr. Javed Abdul Karim, Head of Department of Pedagogy, Prof. Dr. Pranab Kanti Mallik, Divisional Head of the Department of Medicine Professor Dr. AAM Raihan Uddin, Dr. Md. Sajjad Hossain, Md. Atiq Hannan Chowdhury also said. More than hundred doctors attended the seminar.
In the original article Elvin Saha said that 3754 new leprosy patients were detected in the country in the year 2017, new leprosy patients in Chittagong were 81 in 017 and prevalence rate was 0.24 / 10000. Feeling uncomfortable with leukemia is one of the main symptoms of leprosy. If you take treatment at the beginning of the disease, you can prevent crippling. Leprosy disease is completely good for regular and proper treatment through MDT. MDT of Government Hospitals and Private Leprosy Clinics is available for free. He hoped that it could be possible to diagnose and eliminate the disease through extensive public awareness.