Bangladesh Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health BACAMH

Bangladesh Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (BACAMH)

13th Annual Conference and General Meeting (Webinar)

9 November 2020

Theme: Child and adolescent mental health: Risk and resilience





Program event

9.45 am

Welcome address by Secretary General


10.00 am

Keynote Presentation (KNP)


A Strategic Approach to Reducing Risks and Promoting Resilience: Singapore as an Example


Speaker: Dr. Daniel Fung

              President, IACAPAP
              Chairman Medical Board, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore


Chair: Prof. MSI Mullick, Founder, BACAMH and Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, BSMMU, Dhaka


Moderator: Dr. Sumaiya Bente Jalil


10.45 am

Plenary session (PS)


1.    Psychological Impact of COVID-19 in Children and adolescents


Speaker: Dr. Murad Bakht

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist,
Brampton Civic Hospital, Brampton, Ontario


2.    Child and adolescent mental health in Bangladesh: Present and future


Speaker: Prof. Md. Faruq Alam

President, BACAMH


Chair: Prof. Jhunu Shamsun Nahar, Professor of Psychiatry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University


Moderator: Dr. Munim Reza


11.30 am

Syed Kamaluddin Ahmed Memorial Oration


Prioritising Issues Of Care And Protection During Covid-19 For Children In Difficult Circumstances


Speaker: Prof. Shekhar Sheshadri

Senior Professor, Dept. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

& Associate Dean, Behavioural Sciences Division, NIMHANS, India.


Moderator: Dr. Asha Hossain


12.15 pm

Oral Presentation (OP)


1.    Changes of prevalence of predictive psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents during the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh


Speaker: Dr. Chiro Islam Mallik


2.    Efficacy of combined SSRI with ERP therapy in adolescent OCD


Speaker: Dr. Tumpa Indrani Ghosh


Chair: Prof. Bidhan Ronjon Roy Poddar, Director cum Professor, National Instittute of Mental Health, Dhaka


Moderator: Dr. Ananya Kar


12.45 pm

Closing ceremony


Address by Special Guests:

Ø  Dr. Mohammad Tariqul Alam, General Secretary Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists (BAP)

Ø  Prof. M.M.A. Shalahuddin Qusar, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, BSMMU, Dhaka

Ø  Prof. Bidhan Ronjon Roy Poddar, Director cum Professor, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka

Ø  Prof. Mohit Kamal, Former Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dhaka

Ø  Prof. MSI Mullick, Founder, BACAMH and Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, BSMMU, Dhaka

Ø  Prof. Waziul Alam Chowdhury, President, Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists (BAP)


Address by Chairperson: Prof. Md. Faruq Alam, President, BACAMH.


Speech by Chief Guest: Prof. Md. Golam Rabbani, Chairperson, Neurodevelopmental Disability Protection Trustee Board, Dhaka


Vote of Thanks:

Prof. Nahid Mahjabin Morshed, President-Elect, BACAMH


Moderator: Dr. Sifat E Syed

1.15 pm

Annual General Meeting and installation of the new committee

1.45 pm

Raffle draw




Dr. Nahid Mahjabin Morshed
Greetings from the President
First I want to thank the association for allowing me to serve as President and be a part of an orga
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Dr. Niaz Mohammad Khan
Greetings from the Secretary General
Despite the dearth of mental health professionals in Bangladesh, BACAMH has continued devotion stead
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