World Heart Day - 2016
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National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh observed World Heart Day on 29 September 2016 in Bangladesh as a part of worldwide observance of the day by World Heart Federation. The theme of this year was 'Power Your Life'. To increase public awareness of the risk of heart disease & to promote preventive measures at various levels of society, the awareness seminar was held on 29 September 2016 at National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute, Mirpur, Dhaka.
Mr. Mohammad Nasim, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of the People's Republic of Bangladesh was present as chief guest. Professor Dr. Abul Kalam Azad, Director General, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) & Dr. N Paranietharan, WHO Representative to Bangladesh, Country Office for Bangladesh attended the program as special guests.