Preparatory Meetings for ICUH 2015
The International Conference on Urban Health for the year of 2015 will take place in Bangladesh. Since it is a huge task, on 12 December 2013 first preparatory meeting of International Conference on Urban Health 2015 was held to initiate the organizing process of this conference. In this Meeting a number of issues were discussed to shape the organizing task of the conference. These issues include endorsement of BUHN for organizing the ICUH 2015 at Dhaka, Bangladesh, coordinating ICUH 2015 with ICAAP 2015, promotional activities of ICUH 2015 at ICUH 2014, specific committee formation for ICUH 2015, involvement of government in organizing the ICUH 2015, resources mobilization for ICUH 2015 and a plenary session for ICUH 2015 at ICUH 2014. A number of decisions came out as directives to organize the conference from this lively discussion. The second preparatory meeting was held on 09 January 2014 to decide upon the organizing committee structure and the theme for the conference. These meetings were attended by some experts of the urban health sectors like Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel, EngenderHealth, Dr. S M Mohiuddin Kamal, Radda, Dr. Mohammad Hossain Chowdhury, Marie Stopes, Dhiraj Kumar Nath, ADB, Prof. Shah Monir Hossain, EX DG, DGHS, Mr. M M Reza, Former Health Secretary, Mr. M A Sabur and many more.