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Unequal impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities Live Webinar Event

A UK-Bangladesh-US Collaboration conference will be conducted and broadcast live using video technology from the Innovation Centre at Kent & Canterbury on 6th August 2021. The conference will be chaired by SWBF Global Ambassador Dr Mohamed Sakel (FRCP, UK) with an invited panel and guest speakers. Panel guests include Dr Dipu Moni, MP, Hon Education…

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Doctor at Home Service

Since our journey to provide home health care support to the elderly, we always felt the need of the doctor who could pay their visit to the patients home. After all these years, we found an organisation who has been willingly come forward and support us to fulfill that gap. On June 13, 2021, Sir…

Long Covid Research News June 2021

Long Covid Research – ISCoS 2021

A qualitative research abstract about ‘Long Covid’ has just been successfully accepted for poster presentation at the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting 2021. ‘COVID-19 survivorship: A qualitative study of persistent symptoms or ‘Long Covid’ experienced by spinal cord injury survivors in Bangladesh’ will be presented by NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, Karen Saunders…

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Virtual Meeting on WHO’s Dementia Research Blueprint

This event was held on 19-20 May 2021. WHO is developing a Dementia Research Blueprint for Action with the aim to accelerate global dementia research and innovation and to make research more productive and efficient, with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusiveness in all stages from generation to implementation. The blueprint will ultimately enable…

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SWBF Ambassador invited speaker in Oxford University debate

SWBF Global Ambassador, Dr. Mohamed Sakel was invited panel member in the prestigious debate organised by Oxford University. University of Kent & NIHR (UK) collaborated in this year’s event. The panel discussed on decolonising educational curriculum, pernicious impact of medical racism and how to eradicate prejudices from society. During the COVID disaster, various prejudices have…

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SWBF Therapy Lead has won PhD scholarship Award in UK

Neurotherapy Advisor lead, Karen, has recently been successful at competing to win an NIHR PhD Scholarship funding award. Karen has now started work on a PhD research proposal focused on the Co-production of a combined physical and mental health intervention to help survivors of brain injury living at home in the community. Her work forms…

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Dementia Care and Hearing Support – A Research Project

Dementia Care and Hearing Support – A Research Project On March 6, 2019, a seminar cum launching research project SENSE-Cog Asia UK jointly organised by SWBF, Renaissance Hospitals and Research Ltd, Hearing Care Centre Ltd was organised at BIISS Seminar Hall, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Major General (Dr.) Md Fashiur Rahman, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services…

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Long Haul COVID, A New Pandemic

Global Ambassador of SWBF, Professor Dr Mohamed Sakel(FRCP, UK) provided the keynote lecture on this upcoming new medical condition called LONG Covid in an International conference in Dhaka on 7th May 2021 at Pan Pacific Hotel Sonargaon. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni MP was the chief guest in this awareness raising programme which was attended online by about…

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Neuro-Convention Virtual 2021 – Keynote address by SWBF Global Ambassador

The Neuro-Convention Virtual conference took place on March 16th and 17th this year and invited Dr Mohamed Sakel (FRCP), Global Ambassador of SWBF and Karen Saunders to present a keynote lecture for the Rehabilitation Stream. The Neuro-Convention is Europe’s leading conference event for Brain and Spinal Injury Experts and attracted an audience of about 400…