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Seminar on “Present Social Context and Elderly Population in Bangladesh”

Reported By A. Z. M. Saleh

Unnayan Onneshan-The Innovators has organized an in-house seminar on Saturday, October 10, 2010. K M Mustafizur Rahman, project associate (interim) of the organisation, has presented a paper titled “Present Social Context and Elderly Population in Bangladesh”. The study has disclosed the emerging rate of aging of population in Bangladesh, the causes behind such increase, problems faced by the elderly, government initiatives taken for them and suggestions of the author.

After the presentation, a simple discussion section was apprehended. Discussants of the seminar, Jayanta Kumar Basak and K M Lipn expressed their insightful comments and suggestion in this regards.  In her speech, Kashfi Ryan (chair of the seminar), viewed the study as a useful one and provided guidelines for more improvisation of the paper relating with MDGs. Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir, the chairman of Unnayan Onneshan and researchers from all units were present at the seminar. .

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