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Prof. Dr. Golam Abu Zakaria

Prof. Dr. Golam Abu Zakaria

South Asia Centre for Medical Physics and Cancer Research (SCMPCR)

Cancer affects people in all countries regardless of their age, gender or socio-economic conditions. According to WHO, it is estimated that the global cancer burden will increase from 12.7 million new cases per year in 2008 to 21.4 million per year by 2030, with nearly two-thirds of all cancer diagnoses occurring in low- and middle-income countries.

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South Asia Centre for Medical Physics and Cancer Research (SCMPCR)

established in 3rd July 2018 is comprised of a group of philanthropic personnel with representatives from different regions of South Asia to work on different projects. SCMPCR is an autonomous body, under Alo Bhubon Trust (Alo-BT) and accountable to its board of trustees/governors. It is a non-profit public partnership which will seek support from other sources. It shall work conjointly with various nationals and international organizations. Major activities of SCMPCR are: to produce skilled manpower, enhance health education and establish a welfare home for cancer patients. The prime objectives of SCMPCR are enormous. It aims in creating an awareness program for the mass people

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Recent Announcements

*More than 240 participants have registered from 35 countries for SCMPCR E-Learning Program (ELP-02) October, 2020 . The ELP-02 committee selected 78 participants from 23 countries who can participate in this program.

*Breast Cancer Awareness Program has been successfully completed on 18 October 2020 (Online).




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Upcoming Events

*E-learning Program (ELP-03) will be held on February 5, 2021 to February 26, 2021.
Course on: Brachytherapy Basic Principles and Advanced Clinical Applications.
Speaker Name: Dr. Frank W. Hensley, Dr. Jamema Swamidas, Diplo Eng.Renate Walter and Dr. Al Mamun Imtiazul Haque.
Program Time: 2:30 PM (GMT Time).
Platform: SCMPCR website. For more information keep eyes on SCMPCR website.

*SCMPCR Hands-on Workshop in SRILANKA: Commissioning, Planning, and Quality Control for the IMRT/VMAT Treatment Techniques. (Postponed for COVID-19 pandemic)

*SCMPCR Self-help Group program will be arranged in December 2020.

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Covid-19 News

Who do we work with?

  • Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center (NCHRC), Nepal
  • Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah, India
  • Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre And Research Institute, India
  • University Medical Center Manheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Gummersbach Hospital /Klinikum Oberberg Teaching Hospital, University of Cologne, Germany
  • Bangladesh Study and Development Center (BSEZ), Wiehl, Germany
  • Global Health Catalysts (GHC), Harvard Medical School, USA (On Process)
  • Ahsania Mission Cancer & General Hospital (AMCGH)
  • Square Hospital Ltd (SHL)
  • Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH)
  • Bangladesh Cancer Society
  • Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering,
  • Gono Bishwabidyalay (University)

Ongoing Activities

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SCMPCR Journey Started from 3rd July 2018


Present Situation of South Asia Region


Historical Contribution Development of Medical Physics in Bangladesh

Awareness Program on Introducing of Medical Physics in Bangladesh (1990-2000)

Establishment of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Department in Gono University first time in Bangladesh in 2000 (Collaboration with Heidelberg University, Germany)

Establishment of Skilled Manpower &International Medical Physics certificate examination in Cancer Treatment Sector, Bangladesh

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