Prof. Dr. AKM Fazlur Rahman, Executive Director, CIPRB chaired the Saving of Lives from Drowning (SoLiD) in Bangladesh workshop held on 5th November 2015 in Penang, Malaysia within World Conference on Drowning Prevention #WCDP2015. In the Tekekur room of Equitorial Hotel at 1:30 pm-3:00 pm the workshop placed. Dr. Olakunlay Alonge, Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) presented his paper on “Application of Implementation Research Methods to Drowning Prevention in Bangladesh: an Innovative Trial in Injury Prevention Research”. “An update on the ‘Anchal’ model for childhood drowning prevention in resource-limited settings” paper presented and discussed by Dr. Aminur Rahman, Director, International Drowning Research Centre in Bangladesh (IDRC-B) of CIPRB and Dr. Dewan Hoque, Associate Scientist and Project Coordinator, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) presented his paper on “Integration of childhood drowning prevention to child health programs in Bangladesh”
SoLiD team members Ms. Shirin Wadhwaniya, Md. Abu Talab, Dr. Kamran Ul Baset, Ms. Shumona Sharmin Salam, Dr. Md. Irteja Islam, Dr. Md. Al Amin Bhuiyan, Ms. Asma Ul Hosna joined in the workshop. Delegates from other countries contributed in the discussion session.