National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh

Successful Conclusion of nhfCCD 2017

nhfCCD 2017 (National Heart Foundation Conference on Cardiovascular Diseases) organized by National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute was held on 01-02 December 2017.

About 1600 registered participants including eminent cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and physicians from other specialties participated in this conference.

135 faculties including 22 international faculties from Canada, India, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Sri Lanka, Switzerland & USA delivered lectures. Five live cases of complex PCI & structural intervention were transmitted at the conference.

This year nhfCCD was marked by four successful pre-conference events on 30 November 2017.

Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology update for Pediatrician: The symposium was attended by more than 300 Pediatricians from all over the country. The session was chaired by Prof. Mohammad Shahidullah, Chairman, President of Bangladesh Pediatric Association & Prof. Md. Ruhul Amin, Chairman, President of South Asian Pediatric Association. Updates on Pediatric Cardiology were presented briefly during the symposium.

Pre-Conference workshop on Echocardiography: More than 100 cardiologist & fellows in cardiology participated in this workshop. Eminent faculties from home & abroad demonstrated different echo-cardiograph techniques.

Fellows Course: A successful fellows course with the theme of radial intervention was also held on same day. Professor Ian C. Gilchrist (USA) & Dr. Tejas Patel (India) were the faculties. Interactive lectures & live cases were demonstrated during the course.

Workshop on Congenital & Structural Heart Diseases: This workshop was also held under the guidance of Dr. Kothandam Sivakumar (India).