Bangladesh Society of Medicine, December 2018


   The 19th  International Congress & Scientific Seminar was held at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka, from December 7-9, 2018.

   This outstanding annual event welcomed internists, young doctors, and students. The scientific program covered a wide spectrum of internal medicine topics, including reviews, state of the art lectures, updates on clinical guidelines and very interesting and highly appreciated clinical case presentations. This outstanding congress has become a tradition for scientific learning and a venue to strengthen unity and friendship among physicians.

     The International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM) was represented by Prof. Hans Peter Kohler, MD, MACP, Secretary General of ISIM. Dr. Kohler gave a lecture on “Challenges in the treatment of bacterial infections -A global view”. Antibiotic resistance is a major issue worldwide and needs an intense exchange of knowledge and data transfer among countries and health care institutions.

Honoring of outstanding young participants.

From the right:

Prof. Hans-Peter Kohler, MACP, Secretary General ISIM &

Prof. Quazi Tarikul Islam, MACP, Member of the ISIM Executive Committee