Meeting with the New Committee of “Bangladesh Dental Society” (BDS) towards “Mercury-Free Dentistry”

Mercury-Free-Banner-15.09Syed Marghub Murshed, Chairperson, of ESDO talking in the Meeting with newly elected committee BDSBDS new committee members with ESDO team

On 15 September, 2015; ESDO in association with Asian Center for Environmental Health and World Alliance for Mercury free Dentistry (WAMFD) organized a meeting with the newly elected committee of “Bangladesh Dental Society” at its headquarter in Lalmatia, Dhaka.

Syed Marghub Murshed, former Secretary of Government of Bangladesh and Chairperson of ESDO; Prof Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Executive Board Member of ESDO, Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kasem, the newly elected President of Bangladesh Dental Society, Dr. Humayun Kabir Bulbul, Secretary of BDS; Dr. Joynal Abdin; Vice President of BDS, Siddika Sultana, Executive Director of ESDO and core members of the Executive Committee of BDS were presented in the meeting.

Bangladesh Dental Society (BDS) and ESDO jointly urged the government to create policies in order to ban mercury dental amalgam in Bangladesh by 2016.