Dr. Ashrafun Nessa
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Teaching and clinical experience for last 25 years as Consultant, Dr. Ashrafun Nessa is the Associate Professor and Professor (Gynecological Oncology) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of BSMMU and SHO and registrar in UK. She is Local investigator for the “Collaborative study with International Epidemiologic Study of Worldwide Distribution of Type-specific Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in Cancers of the Cervix Uteri, Vulva, Penis, Vagina, Anus and Oro-Pharynx” with Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), Barcelona, Spain, since 2006. Also She is Focal point of “Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Programme” in collaboration with Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and UNFPA. Initially a pilot programme (2005) introduced VIA in 16 out of 64 districts of Bangladesh. The training part of this programme was conducted by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BSMMU. Project Director of “Establishment of National Centre for Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening and Training at BSMMU”.