Bangladesh Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health BACAMH

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BACAMH 10th Annual Conference and General Meeting ( Program Schedule of 28 November 2017 )

Theme: Priority for child and adolescent mental health in Bangladesh.


Shaheed Dr. Milon Hall

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)

Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000

Date: 28 November 2017, Monday

Program Schedule:



Plenary Session (PS3)

Chair:    1. Prof. M A Salam, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, BSMMU. President, BACAMH

                2. Professor Dr Md. Faruq Alam, Director-cum-Professor, National Institute of Mental                                                                    Health, Dhaka. President-Elect, BACAMH

® ADHD: management across life span – Brig Gen. Prof. Azizul Islam, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka

® Cell phone- paradox of our era – Prof.  A A Mamun Hossain, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Rajshahi Medical College

Session Coordinator: Dr. Rubaiya Khan


Syed Kamaluddin Ahmed Memorial Oration

® Clinical utility of genetic diagnosis for autism and neurodevelopmental disorder – Prof. Md. Mizanur Rahman, Chairman, Department of Pediatric Neurology, BSMMU

 Session Coordinator: Dr Nusrat Shamima Noor


Tea break


Theme Paper Presentation (TPP)

Chair:    1. Prof. AHM Mustafizur Rahman, Former Professor, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka

              2. Prof. Mahamood Hassan, Professor of Psychiatry, Bangladesh Medical College Hospital, Dhaka 

® Child and adolescent mental health services: priorities for Bangladesh :

               Professor Dr. Md. Faruq Alam,

               Director-cum-Professor, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka

               President-Elect, BACAMH

® Why we need to prioritize children mental health services : Dr. Murad Bakht, Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University, Senior Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Brampton Civic Hospital, Ontario, Canada

Session Coordinator: Dr Shegufta Ilma Hoque 



Chair:    1. Prof. M A Mohit Kamal- General Secretray, Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists,                                                                 Professor, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka

                2. Dr. R K S Royle – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet

® Health literacy in school

Dr. Md. Saleh Uddin, Medical Officer, Department of Psychiatry, Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong

Dr. Yasir Arafat, MD Phase-B Resident, (Psychiatry), BSMMU

Session Coordinator: Dr. Mukul Chondro Nath










Scientific debate:

Topic: Non-pharmacological management is more important than pharmacological management in child and adolescent psychiatry

Judge panel:       

 Prof. Mohammad S I Mullick

Prof. M A Mohit Kamal

Prof. Tazul Islam


Dr. Srijony Ahmed                                                              Dr. Shahriar Faruque Anik

Dr. Syedul Ashraf Kushal                                                  Dr. Shegufta Ilma huq

Dr. Afroza                                                                            Dr. Munmun

Session Coordinator: Dr. Md. Tayabur Rahman


Annual General Meeting




Oral Presentation (OP2)

Chair:    1. Prof. Shaheen Islam, Professor, Department of Educational and Clinical Psychology,                                                                University of Dhaka.

              2. Dr. Shoebur Reza Chowdhury, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, 

                  Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital

® Parenting for children with  disruptive behaviour problems – Shelina Fatema Binte Shahid, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, BSMMU


® Suicidal Behavior among adolescent and young people and knowledge of mental health care in Bangladesh – Mohammad Salim Chowdhury, Assistant Professor and Ph.D. Fellow at DECP, DU


® Depressive and anxiety disorders among the parents of children with autism in Bangladesh: A recent finding – Dr. Md. Waliul Hasnat Sajib, MD Phase-B Resident, (Psychiatry), BSMMU


® Relationship between predictive psychiatric disorders, peer problem and prosocial behavior among children and adolescents attending pediatric outpatient department of a tertiary hospital in Dhaka – Dr. Rifat Binte Radwan, Medical Officer, Grameen Kalyan, Dhaka 

Session Coordinator: Dr.Samina Hoque


Raffle draw and closing

Greetings from the President

Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed

President, Associate Professor & Head of Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dhaka

Message from Secretary General

Dr. Niaz Mohammad Khan

Secretary General, Associate Professor, National Institute of Mental Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh


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