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DU telemedicine project receives int'l award

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Health Desk—July 13, 2017: The Telemedicine Project of Dhaka University's Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology received a “Championship Award” in the e-Health category at the “World Summit on the Information Society Forum-2017 (WSIS-2017)” held in Geneva, Switzerland on June 12-16.

United Nations bodies and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized the WSIS-2017, according to a press release.

Dr K Siddique-e Rabbani, an honorary professor of DU and leader of the telemedicine project, received the award from Houlin Zhao, ITU secretary general.

Mentioable, the “Championship Award” was given to 90 new initiatives in different categories.