Countrywide Public Health Photo Contest Begins

19-06-19 admin 0 comment

Caption: The organiser of the public health photo contest inaugurates the contest at the National Press Club.

In an effort to create awareness for public health issues, the country’s second Public Health Photo Contest (PHPC2019) jointly organised by Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) and Gono Bishwabidyalay of Bangladesh in partnership with 27 local, national, and international organisations has been launched.  Dr. Manzur Kadir Ahmed, CEO, GK, announced the contest by a press conference at the National Press Club’s Zahur Hossain Chowdhury Hall on 18th June 2019. Professor Dr. Abul Qasem Chowdhury, Former Vice-Chancellor, Gono Bishwabidyalay, Professor Dr. Laila Parveen Banu, Vice-Chancellor (Acting), Gono Bishwabidyalay, and Hasan Saifuddin Chandan, Chief Judge of the contest and first FIAP gold medalist of Bangladesh, were present, among others. 

The main aim of the contest is to highlight public health issues through the visual medium of photography. PHPC2019 is open to any Bangladeshi citizen residing in Bangladesh aged 18 years or older on the day of the entry deadline, ‍and up to three photos can be accepted per contestant. Each photo shall be accompanied by a short title and description (75-200 words) in Bengali or English.

The ten winners and ten runners up will get prize bonds, certificates, and books autographed by renowned public health leaders. The deadline to submit photos is 31st August 2019. Visit the Facebook page ( or contact for further details.