Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed
Associate Professor, Child Adolescent & Family Psychiatry NIMH, Bangladesh, Secretary-General, BACAMH, Bangladesh
Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed is a psychiatrist and have graduated in 1999 from Chittagong Medical College and completed MD (Psychiatry) in 2011 from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka. Received fellowship training on Child Psychiatry from ‘Fondazione Child’, Italy and trained on ‘Autism and Neurodevelopmental disabilities’ from South Korea. He also received a fellowship from the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN-Fellow) on 2010, Indo-Global Psychiatric Initiative fellowship (IGPI Fellow) on 2011 and ‘Y-Mind Fellowship’ from Sao Paulo-Brazil on 2013. He worked as a Temporary Advisor of WHO-Bangladesh, in the field of mental health and substance abuse for a short tenure in 2012. He was the Area Coordinator of Australasia region of the Early Career Psychiatrists Council of WPA (World Psychiatric Association)from 2012 to 2014. He has 45 publications as author or co-author and presented 11 scientific papers in international conferences held in Bangladesh, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Brazil, Italy, and Spain. He has more than 200 popular write up on mental health issues, published in national daily and weekly newspapers. In 2013 he received “Prof. Hidayetul Islam Gold Medal Award” for research contribution and devotion in Psychiatry as a young psychiatrist of Bangladesh.
Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor of Child Adolescent and Family Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dhaka, Bangladesh.