Kidney Disease – Responsibilities of Primary Healthcare Service Providers
Abstract of the session: To educate and train primary healthcare workers on their responsibilities in the prevention, early detection, and management of kidney disease. The session will focus on building awareness of the increasing burden of kidney disease, the risk factors and symptoms, and the role of primary healthcare workers in addressing this public health challenge. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of regular kidney function testing, blood pressure monitoring, and management of comorbidities such as diabetes and hypertension in the prevention and early detection of kidney disease. The session will also highlight the need for appropriate referral systems and coordination of care between primary healthcare and specialty services to ensure timely and effective management of kidney disease. Through interactive case studies and practical training, participants will come away with the knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality care for patients with kidney disease and improve their overall health outcomes.
- Session Chair: Dr. Ashir Ahmed (Associate Professor, Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan)
- Session Co-chair: Forhad Hossain (Researcher, Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan)
- Dr. Shekh Mohammed Moinul Khokon (Nephrologist, Kidney Foundation Bangladesh)
- Bishojit Sil (MHE Trainee, Bangladesh)
- Muhammad Monirul Islam (MHE Trainee, Bangladesh)
- Mst. Rukhshana Khatun (MHE Trainee, Bangladesh)