Message from President

A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation known as Physiatrist treats patients with physical and/or cognitive impairments and disabilities that result from musculoskeletal, neurological or other medical conditions. Physiatrists have expertise in medications, therapeutic exercise and interventions for management of pain and spasticity, electro diagnosis, prostheses, orthoses and other equipment to assist daily activities and coordinate treatment to help patients improve their physical, psychological, social and vocational function.

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Message from General Secretary

A Physiatrist or PMR physician is a medical specialist in pain, paralysis, musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatological diseases, diseases of nerve and brain, injury and illness related to disability. Physiatrist approaches to patient with a look at the person as a whole not just the disease or condition. BAPMR is the national medical specialty organization in Bangladesh that represents about 260 Physiatrists nationwide. The association started its journey in 1995 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Md. Quamrul Islam the father of Physical Medicine in Bangladesh. Since the beginning the association has been sincerely working to raise the awareness regarding the specialty among physicians and general people. Our members are actively participating in scientific meeting at national, regional and international level with exchange of new ideas in the field of Physiatry. BAPMR has been organizing scientific seminars, symposium, workshops and international days related to disability regularly.

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Journals of BAPMR

International Conferences


10th National Scientific Conference of BAPMRCON 2018

29 September - 1 October, 2018


1. Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC)
2. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Shahbag, Dhaka
Workshop Venue: Dhakay Medical College/Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are here again, with great scientific endeavor and academic commitment to our discipline, to organize the 10th Bi-annual national Conference of Bangladesh Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (BAPMR) to be held on 29 September – 01 October 2018 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Your active participation in the scientific sessions can turn this great gathering to a successful one. So, it is our utmost pleasure to welcome your active participation to the scientific and other programs of the conference.

We believe that with the participation of the learned resource persons from home and abroad this conference will provide a great opportunity to have a good and multidimensional exposure to the recent advancements in the different areas of our discipline. We hope, it will also able to raise awareness among the participants about the challenges of establishing clinical services related to the discipline.

On behalf of the organizing committee our heartiest call to all the Physicians of all discipline and other professionals involved in management musculoskeletal ailments and rehabilitation of disability at home and abroad to come forward to make this conference a successful through their active and dynamic participation.

The theme of this Conference “Think Rehabilitation End Disability” expresses our emphasis on updating the knowledge of the professionals dedicated to manage pain and disability with contemporary scientific advancements by the wheels of rehabilitation. Eminent experts of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) as well as other related disciplines from home and abroad are expected to be present with their learned papers in this august gathering. We hope the participants will bring forward their most recent scientific works, so that newer and emerging concepts and innovations in the field of PMR will be projected adequately.

On 29th of September we are going to organize three Preconference Workshops on -

1)    Rehabilitation of Swallowing Disorders

2)    Advanced Musculoskeletal Imaging: USG & MRI

3)    Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury

4)    Acute Neurorehabilitation

The details will be projected soon in our website.

Dhaka is a historic city that showcases modern life with its own culture and tradition. Along with the widely recognized Bangladeshi hospitality, you will have the opportunity to take part in an incomparable program of social activities, enjoy shopping, experience the delicious Bangladeshi food,visit historic places, and enjoy magnificent tourist destinations of our beautiful nature including Cox’sbazaar -the longest sea beach of the world, Saint Martin Island, Great Sundarbans, Hilly Districts of Rangamati and Banderbans.

Expecting all of you in the festive and  academic  programs of BAPMRCON 2018.


                 Prof. Md.Moniruzzaman Khan                                             Dr. Md. Shahadat Hossain 

                     Chair,  Organizing Committee,                                           Secretary, 0rganizing Committee 

                               BAPMRCON 2018                                                                  BAPMRCON 2018