GUWAHATI, March 16 � The University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM), in association with Cotton College State University (CCSU), Assam Down Town University (ADTU), CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat and Asian Network of Research in Anti-Diabetic Plants (ANRAP), Dhaka, organised a public lecture on 'Herbal Medicines and Diabetic Care: An Experience and Success Story from Bangladesh' at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here yesterday.
A team of 35 scientists and academicians from Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) and Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) , Dhaka, led by Prof Liaquat Ali, Vice Chancellor of BUHS took part in the event and interacted with doctors, researchers, patients and the academic fraternity from Guwahati to apprise them about the recent findings of research work on effectiveness of herbal medicines for diabetic treatment, said a press statement.
A sizable number of participants attended the lecture from various hospitals, institutes, and academic circles of Guwahati.
During the event, a MoU was also signed between USTM and BUHS where both the universities pledged their resolve to cooperate with each other in advanced research of health and biological sciences.
The MoU was signed by Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM, on behalf of USTM and by Prof Ali on behalf of BUHS in the presence of the team from Bangladesh and others.
The MoU decrees the exchange of faculty, students, and administrators between the universities.