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Bangladeshi professor nominated for Nobel Prize


Published:
2020-09-15 18:00:29 BdST

Update:
2020-09-30 16:14:51 BdST

Published: 2020-09-15 18:00:29 BdST

Live Correspondent: University of Massachusetts Boston has nominated Bangladeshi-American professor Dr Ruhul Abid and his nonprofit organisation Health and Education for All (HAEFA) for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Dr Ruhul Abid is a professor at Brown University Alpert Medical School in the USA. Prof Jean-Philippe Belleau of Anthropology Department at UMASS Boston confirmed media about the matter.

Dr Abid is one of 211 nominees for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. A graduate from Dhaka Medical College, Abid obtained his PhD degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University in Japan.

In the Rohingya camps, Dr. Abid and HAEFA have been leading the efforts to develop a more inter-connected NCD-based health care delivery system using individualized Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.
 
Dhaka, 15 September (campuslive24.com)//MI

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