River Talkie 07 “Health Impacts of River Pollution”

Waterkeepers Bangladesh consortium organized seventh River Talkie as part of the Anti-pollution advocacy process at Bosila by the river side of Buriganga on 25 July 2022. The topic of the seventh River Talkie was “Health Impacts of River Pollution”. Guest speakers of the river talkie were Dr. Abu Muhammad Zakir Hussain, Former Regional Advisor, Environmental Health & Climate Change, South-East Asian Regional Office of WHO; Professor Hasnat M Alamgir, Chairman, Department of Public Health, American International University Bangladesh; Ms. Mandira Guha Neogi, Project Manager- Policy & Food Systems at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN); and Shahinoor Akter, Service Promoter, Satellite Clinic, Nari Moitri. Speakers of the river talkie stressed the importance of clean river for healthy population and call for concerted efforts by all stakeholders. The show was broadcasted live through Waterkeepers Bangladesh official facebook page and Nodi TV.

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