About Mohammad

Prof. Mohammad Ali is a Hepato-Biliary & Liver Transplant surgeon from Bangladesh. He is a fellow in Surgery from the Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons and also of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. He obtained fellowship in Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery & Liver Transplant from Queensland Liver transplant Services, Australia.

He is the pioneer Liver transplant surgeon of Bangladesh. He is the founder of the National Liver Foundation of Bangladesh, a philanthropic organization, dedicated to Prevention, Treatment, Education & Research on liver diseases in Bangladesh.

The Liver foundation is a member of the World Hepatitis Alliance, since its inception in 2007. Prof. Ali was a member of WHA Public Health Panel in 2009. He was also a member to develop Regional strategy for control of viral hepatitis in WHO-SEARO.

Prof. Ali and the National Liver Foundation of Bangladesh are always focused for innovative awareness activities starting from “Am I Number 12” to “Nohep” global viral hepatitis campaign.

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • How to develop successful awareness raising campaigns?  Harnessing the learning from civil society and other global initiatives

    Ballroom 3

    Day: 1 November

    Time: 15:30

    Chairs: Achim Kautz, Leberhilfe Projekt gUG and Dr. Sema Mandal, Public Health England


    • Beyond hepatitis – experiences to mobilize society.
    • Dr. Renata Schiavo, ‎Strategic Communication Resources, and Health Equity Initiative, and Columbia University
    • The power of data to drive advocacy.
    • Tara Farrell, World Hepatitis Alliance
    • Country case studies.
      Bangladesh: Dr. Mohammad Ali, National Liver Foundation of Bangladesh
      United States: Dr. Cynthia Jorgensen, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Lessons learnt from global awareness strategies in other fields.
    • Lessons learnt from major hepatitis awareness strategies.
    • Identify key data needed to structure awareness strategies.
    • How a global awareness strategy can be used - based on local data - at a local level?