Press Release by Barnet Bangladeshi Community Association (BBCA) 15/02/12

The Bangladeshi Community Association’s (BBCA)

 The Bengali Elder’s Day & Health and Integration Programme

 The Barnet Bangladeshi Community Association (BBCA) organized a health well-being event, the Bengali Elders Open Day & Health Programme on Monday 30th January 2012 at Green Man Community Centre at Strawberry Vale, East Finchley London.

Dr Aisha Al-Sharif, Medical Practitioner; Hakim Rashid Messoud, Herbalist; Addiction psychologist/Health Worker Mr Mr Chuks Ejiogu and other Medical Experts & trainers given talks in the seminar  It was a good gathering of Bangladeshi, Bengali Asian and wider community elderly members.

The Barnet Bangladeshi Community Association’s (BBCA) aim to help integration with the wider community. The Barnet Bangladeshi Elderly people in the Barnet are isolated. We at the BBCA are working tirelessly to reach the senior citizens in Barnet to help with their well being and improved lifestyle.

All attendees said the sessions were very informative and helpful. We at BBCA aim to continue with the Elders day and of health programme.

On 10th January Barnet Bangladeshi Community Association (BBCA) had organised an event “New Year “Get Together Party” New Year celebration and Bengali Elders day& Health Programme. Medical experts given talks. Mr Nizar Boga, former health officer; Mr Stan Davidson Chair, Barnet 55 plus Forum attended along with some of his Forum members. There were also wider community leaders and Elders who attended. At the gathering they celebrated the New Year and Well-being Resolution

It was a Day Long programme and had three sessions and entertainment. After lunch, Taslim Ahmed Actor/Director/Comedian entertained the assembly with his hilarious jokes and every one thoroughly enjoyed it and learns from it.  Mark Healey, Green Man Community Centre Manager, Abu-Bakr Ali, Chair of the Somali Bravanese Welfare Association and some members of Green Man committee were also present

‘The Bengali Elders Open Day & Health Programme’ Seminar was presided by M S Alauddin Ahmed Chair, BBCA

 

The Barnet Bangladeshi Community Association (BBCA)

Charity Registration Number 1141512

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