Professor Farida Adib Khanam, principal of Gonoshasthaya Samaj Vittik Medical College, has been awarded Mother Teresa Gold Medal 2018. She received the award at a function held in Dhaka on November 20 by Bishwa Manabadhikar Foundation for her contribution to education and health services, said a press release.
She was a researcher at IPGMR and also a member of Public Service Commission. Farida Adib Khanam is the incumbent president of Bangladesh Society of Physiologists. She has over 24 publications in different international journals and attended a number of seminars abroad.