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Acceleration of Health Information Literacy: Preparing Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Contents for South Asia Region

The South Asia Chapter is pleased to announce the webinar on "Acceleration of Health Information Literacy: Preparing Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Contents for South Asia Region” to be jointly organized with the Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka. The webinar will be held on 18th December 2021 at 5:30 PM IST via Zoom.

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/66643317056pwd=UXc3ZFUxNnZCUHFUMnRtUTBBSXUvQT09

The webinar will highlight how we could accelerate health information literacy for the South Asia region and throw light on the "Health Informatics Project on COVID-19" funded by ASIS&T.

Presenters

Professor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka will grace the occasion as Chief Guest. Professor Dr. Md. Nasiruddin Munshi, Department of Information Science and Library Management & Librarian (In-Charge) of Dhaka University Library will be present as Special Guest.

The keynote paper will be presented by Dr. Samuel K. W. Chu, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. Professor Dr. S.M.Zabed Ahmed, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka will lead the discussion with Professor Dr. Md. Shiful Islam (Chairman of ISLM Department, DU), Dr. Dilara Begum (Chairman, Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East-West University), A.K.M. Eamin Ali Akanda (Chairman of ISLM Department, RU) and Razina Alam (Head of Library), Bangladesh Shishu Academy.