It is our immense pleasure to announce that ‘Haematology Society of Bangladesh’ is going to organise 4th Bangladesh HaematoCon 2019 to be held in November 16-17, 2019 at Dhaka. The conference aims to improve the haematological services to the patients suffering from different haematological diseases by sharing the updated knowledge and thoughts among renowned local and foreign faculties. In this conference we are expecting a gathering of about 400 participants including foreign faculties from the USA, Europe and Asian countries. This conference could be a wonderful meeting for all of us, to improve our knowledge who are working together to reduce the sufferings of our patients resulting from the haematological disorders including haematological malignancies, anaemia and bleeding disorders.
We wish and hope that your participation in this conference will make it a grand success. We welcome you in advance.

Professor Md. Mahbubur Rahman
Haematology Society of Bangladesh
Convener, Organising Committee
4th Bangladehs HaematoCon 2019

Venue: Dhaka Club, Shahbag, Dhaka
Date: November 16-17, 2019

Deadlines to Remember

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 September 2019
Registration Deadline: 31 October, 2019

  • Thalassaemia
  • Leukaemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloma
  • Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Haemophilia and Other Disorders of Haemostasis
  • Haematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplant

All presenters are required to register with the conference for ensuring presentation. Authors who wish to submit more than one abstract should fill out separate forms for each abstract; however, a maximum three abstracts may be allowed by the same presenting author. Please refrain from submitting multiple copies of the same abstract. Abstracts should be typed single spaced in MS word format in English using 12-point font of Regular Times New Roman and not more than 400 words. Tables and graphs should not be included in the abstract. The presenting author of the paper must have his/her name underlined. Authors must indicate the name and address of the institution where the work was carried out. The abstract submitted must be the original work and meet international ethical standards. Case reports that include findings that are significant and have applied appropriate statistical and analytical methods will be considered for presentation.

Abstract Structure: Abstract should Contain- Introduction/ Background of the study Methods, Results, Conclusion.

Presentation Format: Orally or in poster format. Details of poster format and details of oral presentation will be provided with letter of acceptance.

Submission Address: Please send your complete abstract to the scientific committee of 4th Bangladesh HaematoCon 2019 by following email only:

No abstract will be received as hard copy or through any other email. Abstract submitted in any other form will not be accepted.

Registration Fee:

  • Residents and Trainees: BDT 1500.00
  • Specialists: BDT 2500.00

Registration Process: For registration, please, contact with your nearest or convenient person. Registration form is available and is needed to fill up accordingly.

For Foreign Participants: Spot registration is available for the foreign participants. If you need invitation letter for visa processing and others, please, communicate with Dr. Akhil Ranjan Biswas at -

Contact Persons:

Professor Md. Mahbubur Rahman
NICRH, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212
President, Haematology Society of Bangladesh


Professor Md. Abdul Aziz
BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka
Secretary General, Haematology Society of Bangladesh


Professor Mohammad Golam Rabbani
Department of Haematology, Chittagong Medical College Hospital


Dr. (Col) Mohammed Mosleh Uddin
Department of Haematology and BMT, CMH, Dhaka Cantt, Dhaka


Professor Md. Belayet Hossain
Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka


Dr. AJM Saleh
Chief Consultant and Co-ordinator, Adult Haematology and HSCT, Apollo Hospital, Plot #81, Block #E, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka


Professor Tashmim Farhana Dipta
Department of Blood Transfusion and Clinical Haematology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Shahbag, Dhaka


Professor Md. Sirajul Islam
Department of Haematology, Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital, Dhaka


Dr. AKM Kamruzzaman
Department of Haematology, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur


Dr. Akhil Ranjan Biswas
Department of Haematology and BMT, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka


Dr. M. Morsed Zaman Miah
Department of Haematology, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi


Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman
Department of Haematology, Mymensingh Medical College


Dr. Md. Adnan Hasan Masud
Department of Haematology, BSMMU, Shahbagh, Dhaka


Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan
Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj


Dr. Jannatul Ferdous
Mugda Medical College, Dhaka


Dr. Shahela Nazneen (Nipu)
Sohrawardi Medical College, Dhaka


Dr. AKM Mynul Islam
Department of Haematology, NICRH, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212


Dr. Naseeb Muhammad Irshdullah
Tajuddin Medical College, Gazipur


Dr. Surozit Kumar Sarker
Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College, Bogra


Dr. Mohammad Nazmul Islam
Department of Medicine, MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet



Conference Secretariat: Room-1503, Block-D, 14th Floor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Phone: 01911840095, 01712463976, 1712290706. Email: 

Organizing Committee
Convenor: Professor Md. Mahbubur Rahman
Member Secretary: Professor Md. Abdul Aziz
Members: Professor Md. Jalilur Rahman
Professor ABM Yunus
Professor (Major General) Susane Giti
Professor (Col) Md. Abdul Hai
Professor Masuda Begum
Professor (Brig. Gen.) Faruk Ahmed
Professor Md. Moniruzzaman
Professor Md. Golam Rabbani
Professor (Brig. Gen.) AKM Mustafa Abedin
Professor Mohiuddin Ahmed Khan
Professor (Brig. Gen.) Md. Mohibur Rahman
AND the Convenors of All of the Sub-Committees

Registration Sub-Committee
Convenor: Professor Tashmim Farhana Dipta
Member Secretary: Dr. Ashraful Islam
Members: Dr. Mujahida Rahman (Baby)

Event Management Sub-Committee
Convenor: Dr. Md. Adnan Hasan Masud
Member Secretary: Dr. Md. Manirul Islam
Members: Dr. Munim Ahmed
Dr. Nurul Farhad
Dr. Anisur Rahman
Dr. Nazmul Hasan Lavlu
Dr. Abdullah Al Zubair

Financial Sub-Committee
Convenor: Dr. Amin Lutful Kabir
Member Secretary: Dr. Mohammed Ali
Members: Dr. Shafiqul Islam

Scientific Sub-Committee
Convenor: Dr. AJM Saleh
Member Secretary: Dr. AKM Mynul Islam
Members: Dr. Dilshad Jahan
Dr. Selina Haque

International Affairs Sub-Committee
Convenor: Dr. Akhil Ranjan Biswas
Member Secretary: Dr. Mohammed Wasim
Members: Dr. Sazzad Zayed Chowdhury
Dr. Shahidul Islam Sikder Rumi
Dr. Md. Nazimuddin
Dr. Nobendu Chowdhury
Dr. Mohammad Nadimul Islam
Dr. Md. MahbubulAlam
Dr. Md. Moudud Ahmed

Publication Sub-Committee
Convenor: Professor Salma Afrose
Member Secretary: Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan
Members: Dr. AKM Mynul Islam
Dr. Abdullah Al Mosabbir

Reception Sub-Committee
Convenor: Professor (Brig. Gen.) Zahid Mahmud
Member Secretary: Dr. Md. Salahuddin Shah
Members: Dr. Md. Abdul Kader Zilani

Entertainment Sub-Committee
Convenor: Professor Alamgir Kabir
Member Secretary: Dr. Md. Fakharuddin Bhuyan
Members: Dr. Surozit Kumar Sarker
Dr. Shafiur Rahman

Cultural Sub-Committee
Convenor: Dr. (Colonel) Huq Mahfuz
Member Secretary: Dr. Md. Gulzar Hossain
Members: Dr. Zulfia Zinat Chowdhury
Dr. Zaki Yamani
Dr. Nishat Mahjabin
Dr. Ismat Tanwi
Dr. Tanzia Tompa

Amin Islam
Consultant Haematologist and Stem Cells Transplantation
Mid and South Essex University Hospitals NHS foundation Trust & University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University, London, United Kingdom

Amir Ali Hamidieh
, MD
Professor of Paediatrics, Haematologist-Oncologist & HSCT Specialist
Director, Paediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program, Children's Medical Centre, Tehran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Chairman, Council for Development of Stem cell Sciences and Technologies, Vice-Presidency of Science and Technology, Islamic Republic of Iran
Executive Board Member, APBMT

Anup J Devasia
Associate Professor of Haematology, Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India


Bimalangshu Dey
, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA


Colin Phipps Diong
Consultant of Haematology, Parkway Cancer Centre, Singapore


Daniel Hart
, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Haematology, Immunobiology, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry
Honorary Consultant, Royal London Haemophilia Centre, The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, Whitechapel, London E1 1BB


M.B. Agarwal
, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Haematology at Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
President, Mumbai Haematology Group
Ex-president, Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion


Navin Khattry
Professor of Medical Oncology and BMT Programme Coordinator at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sachi Satapathy
Regional Manager, South Asia and East Asia, World Federation of Haemophilia, Montreal, Canada

Sarjana Dutt
, PhD
Director, Molecular Biology and R & D, Oncquest Laboratories Ltd, New Delhi, India

Selva Titus Chacko
, PhD
Chief Nursing Development Officer, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
Professor and Director, College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Tariq Mughal
Professor of Medicine in Haematology/Oncology
Tufts University Cancer Centre, Boston and Buckingham University Medical School, UK

First Day: 16th November 2019

Venue: Samson H. Hall

08:00 AM-8:30 AM


08.30 AM-9.00 AM

Session 01

Outcome of DLBCL after 1st Line Chemotherapy

Dr. Zulfia Zinat Chowdhury

Cutaneous Involvement of DLBCL: A case Report

Lt. Col. Dr. Md. Monirul Islam

Haematological Derangement in HIV Infection

Major Dr. Md. Moshiur Rahman


Professor Md. Jalilur Rahman

Professor Col. Md. Moniruzzaman

Rapporteur: Dr. M Morshed Zaman Miah

09:00 AM-10:00 AM

Session 02

Haemophilia Treatment-Evolution and Increase Choice Aiming for Improved Outcome

Dr. Daniel Hart

Strategy for The Prevention of Haemophilia in South-East Asia

Dr. Sachi Satapathy

Art of Diagnosis of Bleeding Disorders: Scope of Improvement in Bangladesh

Professor Akhil Ranjan Biswas


Professor Brig Gen. Zahid Mahmood

Professor Salma Afrose

Rapporteur: Lt. Colonel Dr. Monowar Tarek

10.00 AM-10.30 AM

Tea Break

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Session 03

Lymphoma Diagnostics: New Tools for Patient Management

Dr. Sarjana Dutt

Management of NHL

Dr. Colin Phipps Diong


Professor M A Khan

Professor Md. Abdul Aziz

Rapporteur: Dr. Amin Lutful Kabir

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

session 4

Multiple Myeloma: An Overview

Professor M A Kahn

What is New in The Management of Multiple Myeloma

Dr. Anup J Devasia


Professor Col. Abdul Hai

Professor Md. Alamgir Kabir

Rapporteur: Dr. Habibur Rahman

12.30 PM-01.30 PM

Inaugural Session

01.30 PM-02.30 PM

Prayer and Lunch

02:30 PM- 3:30 PM

Session 05

New Targeted and Immunotherapy in Haematological Cancers

Dr. Amin Islam

Critical Clinical Apheresis

Professor Khawaja Haque


Major General Professor Susane Giti

Professor Md. Sirajul Islam

Rapporteur: Dr. Jannatul Ferdous

03:30 PM-4:30 PM

Session 06

Tutorial: Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Professor MB Agarwal

Chairperson: Professor ABM Yunus

Rapporteur: Dr. Mostafil Karim

04.30 PM-5:30 PM

Session 07

Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia (APML) with Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Case Report

Maj. Dr. Mohammad Shahidul Islam

Frequency of Discrepancy Between Bone Marrow Morphology and Immunophenotype in Acute Leukaemia

Dr. Md. Golzar Hossain

Cytogenetic Pattern in Adult Patients With de Novo Acute Myeloid Leukaemia: A Single Centre Study in Bangladesh

Dr. Saqi Md. Abdul Baqi

Molecular Response of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Patient to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKIs)

Dr. Imran Hossain

A Case of Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia with Ribosomal Protein S19 Mutation

Dr. Quazi Smita Haq


Col. Dr. Mohammed Mosleh Uddin

Professor Tashmim Farhana Dipta

Rapporteur: Dr. Rafiquzzaman Khan

05.30 PM-06.00 PM

Prayer Time and Break

06.00 PM-07.30 PM

Raffle Draw and Cultural Programme

09.30 PM-09.00 PM

Presidential Dinner

Second Day: 17th November 2019

Venue: Samson H. Hall

08.00 AM-9.30 AM Session 08

Diagnosing PNH with FLAER and Multiparameter Flow Cytometry: Our Experiences in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

Role of a Nurse in Prevention of HAI's In Patients with Haematological Diseases

Dr. Selva Titas Chacko

Management of ALL: Bangladesh Scenario

Professor Afiqul Islam

Risk stratified management of AML

Professor MB Agarwal


Professor Mohammad Golam Rabbani

Professor Brig. Gen. Muhibur Rahman

Rapporteur: Dr. Adnan Hasan Masud

09.30 AM-10.30 AM Session 09

Monitoring Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

Professor Tarique Mughal

Treatment Free Remission in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

Professor Tarique Mughal


Professor Masuda Begum

Professor Brig. Gen. Faruk Ahmed

Rapporteur: Professor Akhil Ranjan Biswas

10.30 AM-11.00 AM

Tea Break

11:00 AM-12:30 PM


Establishing A Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit with Limited Resources

Dr. Abu Jafar Saleh

Stem Cell Transplantation in Thalassaemia

Professor Amir Ali Hamidieh

Stem Cell Transplantation in Haematological Cancers

Professor Navin Khattry

Management of GVHD

Dr. Bimalangshu Dey


Professor Khawaja Haque

Col. Dr. Huque Mahfuz

Rapporteur: Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Session 11

Graft Failure After Haemopietic Stem Cell Transplant

Dr. Dilshad Jahan

Autologous Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Decompensated Cirrhotics Via Portal Venous Route – Initial Experience from Bangladesh

Professor Mamun Al Mahtab

Para-Bombay Blood Phenotype with E-Beta Thalassaemia: A Rarest Case Report from Bangladesh

Tashmim Farhana Dipta

A Multicentre Study on the Causes and Frequency of Donor Deferral Along with Adverse Reaction During Plateletpheresis

Dr. Farida Parvin


Professor Md. Mahbubur Rahman

Professor AKM Kamruzzaman

Rapporteur: Dr. Mohammad Ali

01.30 PM-02.30 PM

Prayer and Lunch

2:30 PM-3:30 PM

Session 12

Thalassaemia Situation in Bangladesh

Dr. Tasneem Ara

Newer Reticulocyte Parameters: Hope for Diagnosis & monitoring of Anaemia.

Dr. Md. Morshed Zaman Miah

Measurement of Bone Mineral Density in the Transfusion Dependent Thalassaemic Patients

Dr. Showrab Biswas

Splenectomy in Thalassemia: Why, When and How

Professor Dr. Shahnoor Islam

Role of PGD and IVF in thalassemia and other blood disorders

Dr. Mustaque Ahmed


Professor Brig. Gen. AKM Mustafa Abedin

Dr. Md. Salahuddin Shah

Rapporteur: Dr. Mohammad Wasim


General Meeting of Haematology Society of Bangladesh