Due to increasing demands for education and training in ultrasonography, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology [WFUMB] has decided to establish ‘WFUMB Center of Excellence’ at different continents. Accordingly First “WFUMB Center of Excellence” was established in Dhaka in 2004. On 24 February 2004 an agreement was signed between the Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography [BSU] and the WFUMB for this purpose. Prof. Hiroki Watanabe-WFUMB President and Prof. Kanu Bala-BSU President signed the agreement on behalf of WFUMB and BSU.
The 19th WFUMB COE Workshop was held on 3 March 2017, Friday at the Auditorium of the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Science, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The topic of the workshop was “Controversies in Pregnancy Ultrasound”. 152 participants attended the workshop. Prof. Byung Ihn Choi-Korea is the Chairperson of the Advisory Board of the WFUMB COEs and Prof. Kanu Bala-Bangladesh is the Director of the WFUMB Center of Education Bangladesh. Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography is the host organization.
Due to increasing demands for education and training in ultrasonography, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology has established its First “WFUMB Center of Excellence” in Dhaka in 2004. Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography is the First WFUMB Affiliate to receive this honor. The aims of the WFUMB COE are to provide education and training in medical ultrasonography. Since 2015, it is renamed as ‘WFUMB Center of Education’ and so far twenty such centers are in work throughout the Six Continents.
The 25th WFUMB COE Workshop will be held on 23 April 2021, Friday and 30 April 2021, Friday on Breast Ultrasonography. First day is for Breast Ultrasound: Basics and Second day is for Breast Ultrasound: Diagnostic. A Competent Faculty of the Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography will deliver lectures. It is Corona-time, so the program will be Virtual Zoom Meetings.
We, on behalf of the WFUMB Center of Education are inviting you in the 25th WFUMB COE Workshop in Virtual Zoom.
Prof. Byong Ihn CHOI
Prof. Kanu BALA
24th Workshop of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology [WFUMB] was held on 5 & 6 March 2021, Friday & Saturday. Due to Corona-time the workshop was organizied virtually as a webinar. Prof. Byung-Ihn Choi-South Korea, Director of the WFUMB COE Asia; Prof. Kanu Bala-Bangladesh, Director of the WFUMB COE Bangladesh; Prof. Kowk Yin Leung-Hong Kong, Chairman of the AFSUMB Education Committee; Prof. TLN Praveen-India, Chairman of AFSUMB Congress Committee; Prof. Daniel Makes-Indonesia, Director of the WFUMB COE Indonesia; Prof. Musarrat Hasan-Pakistan, Chairman of the AFSUMB Archive Committee; and Prof. Durr-e-Sabih-Pakistan, Chairman of Asian Board of Nuclear Medicine joined as WFUMB Faculty. BSU’s President Prof. Mizanul Hasan formally inaugurated and concluded the program. Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Prof. Md. Sanowar Hossain was the Chief Guest. BSU Secretary General Prof. Jasmine Ara Haque conducted the programs.
It was a “Leading Edge Ultrasonography” program with many new useful topics. Areas covered were [a] Fetal Anomalies, [b] Gynecology, [c] Lung Ultrasound, [d] Scrotal Ultrasound, [e] Emergency Ultrasound, [f] Neck Ultrasound, and [g] interventional Ultrasound. At the end of the each day’s session there were question and answer sessions. A good number of participants from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Phillipines, and Bangladesh joined and enjoyed the programs. The programs were live telecasted in Facebook. After editing, the recorded program will be available for interested doctors.
The organizers would like to thank the WFUMB, Resource Personnel, Panelists, and Participants for successful completion of the workshop.
Prof. Kanu Bala MBBS, PhD, FRCP
Director, WFUMB COE Bangladesh
BANGLADESH SOCIETY OF ULTRASONOGRAPHY
32ND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 27 NOVEMBER 2020
The 32nd National Conference and AGM of the BSU will be held on 27 November 2020, Friday as Virtual Zoom Meetings. The Program is attached along with this invitation. All the BSU Members and Other Interested Non-member Physicians are welcome to attend Conference after registration.
Scientific Session will address critical issue and current controversies in the field of Ultrasound. Prof. Jeong Yeon Cho-South Korea, Secretary of the Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology [AFSUMB] will attend the Conference as Resource Personnel.
Registration Fee is only 500.00 Taka, which will provide you Conference souvenir
THE ZOOM ID AND PASSWORD WILL BE SEND TO THE REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS IN TIME BY E-MAIL OR BY MOBILE.
23RD WFUMB CENTER OF EDUCATION WORKSHOP:
World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology [WFUMB] has established its First Center of Education [COE] in Dhaka in 2004. The 23rd WFUMB COE Workshop will be held at the NINMAS Auditorium, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbagh, Dhaka on 6 & 7 March 2020, Friday & Saturday.
The title of the workshop is “ROLE OF ULTRASOUND IN FETAL MEDICINE”. Resource personnel from abroad and home will cover some impotant areas of fetal medicine. A number of ‘Patient
and Probe’ Sessions will be operated by the Foregn Faculty and a Competent Local Faculty.
Prof. Susan Campbell Westerway-Australia WFUMB EB Member, Prof. Kanu BALA-Bangladesh WFUMB COE Director, Prof. Chander Lulla-India IFUMB Dean, Prof. Viral Parekh-India Kolkata Apollo Gleneagles, Prof. Vivek Kashyap-India Society of Fetal Medicine Secretary are going to join the workshop as Resource Personnel.
For 2 days workshops registration fee is 4,000.00 taka for BSU Members and 4,500.00 taka for non-members. Bank Account: “WFUMB COE, Uttara Bank Ltd, Eastern Plaza Branch, AC no 011-3125”. BKash Account 01709215808. For registration send 1] Your name, 2] Address, 3] Telephone/E-mail. If accommodation is needed, you may contact the office. If you are interested inbox your name and telephone number, you will get up to date information. Seats are limited, please block the dates and contact the BSU Office for registration.