DCI Press Conference Held in Dhaka with Actress Babita

On January 14th, 2012, DCI and its Goodwill Ambassador, renowned Bangladeshi actress Babita Akhter, held a press conference in Dhaka. In addition to Babita, the conference was attended by DCI Vice President Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, DCI advisor Dr. Ruby Hossain, and representatives of DCI … [Read more...]

Actress Babita leaves for Bangladesh after a successful “Journey for Child Right & Sight” in the United States

DCI has been organizing an ongoing, large-scale benefit campaign on behalf of impoverished children called the “Journey for Child Rights & Sight”. The most recent phase of the journey was led by Babita, the famous film star of Bangladesh, who is now a Goodwill Ambassador for DCI. She departed … [Read more...]

Widney Brown of Amnesty International to Deliver Keynote Address

DCI is honored to announce that Widney Brown will be attending the 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight as a Keynote Speaker. Widney Brown is the Senior Director of International Law and Policy at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International. She is responsible for human rights … [Read more...]

Michael Turco, Well-Known American Magician, Becomes Goodwill Ambassador for Distressed Children & Infants International

Michael Turco, the well-known American magician, has begun to work with Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) as a Volunteer Goodwill Ambassador. Last week, on June 26, DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque officially honored Michael Turco as DCI’s newest Goodwill Ambassador. Mr. … [Read more...]

DCI Volunteers to Participate in Cure Kids Jam and Festival

A group of Intel employees are volunteering for Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) at the Cure Kids Jam and Festival in Hillsboro, Oregon. Volunteers will be raising awareness about DCI during the Cure JM Concert hosted by the Cure JM Foundation. The Cure JM Foundation raises … [Read more...]

Kristin Johnson, MPH to Speak at 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight

It is with great pleasure that DCI confirms Kristin Johnson as a guest speaker at the upcoming 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight. Ms. Johnson will be giving a presentation entitled “A Community Health Worker Model to Monitor and Support Children Living with HIV/AIDS in Rural … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Addresses 31st Annual BMANA Conference

On July 3rd, the executive director of Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI), Dr. Ehsan Hoque, addressed the 31st Annual Conference of The Bangladesh Medical Association of North America (BMANA). The title of his presentation was “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How US Youth Can Benefit … [Read more...]

Dr. Ehsan Hoque to Attend BMANA-2011 in New York for Child Rights Campaign

ehsanDistressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled “DCI Programs in Bangladesh and How US Youth Can Benefit from Getting Involved” on July 2-3, 2011 at the 31st Annual Conference of Bangladesh Medical Association of … [Read more...]

Patricia Ryan-Krause to Speak at 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight

DCI is honored to confirm Patricia Ryan Krause as a speaker at the 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight. We are excited to learn from her experience developing school-based health services at La Escuelita, a parent-run school in an impoverished and medically-underserved area of Managua, … [Read more...]

Dr. Nina Hoque Visits Bangladesh to Oversee DCI’s Projects for Underprivileged

Dr. Nina Hoque, a Director of Distressed Children & Infants International, has just returned from Bangladesh following a three week visit. DCI has several programs currently operating in Bangladesh. During her trip, Dr. Hoque met with program managers, field workers and beneficiaries. Meetings … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations for the 2011 International Child Rights Youth Awards

The nomination round for DCI’s 2011 International Child Rights Youth Awards has officially begun. Organizations and governments have been invited to nominate a child between the ages of 12 and 18 years old who they believe is making extraordinary efforts to improve or implement child rights by … [Read more...]

DCI Director Dr. Nina Hoque Celebrates Safe Motherhood Day with Mothers in Dhaka Slum

DCI observed ‘Safe Motherhood Day’ on May 28 in Dhaka with Director Dr. Nina Hoque, and vowed to fulfill this year’s theme: ‘Hospital Births in Dhaka Save Lives of Mother and Child’. Dr. Nina Hoque spent the day with underprivileged mothers and the infants of Kollyanpur slum, where DCI is operating … [Read more...]

DCI Goodwill Ambassador & Legendary Actress Babita Celebrates World Day Against Child Labor

DCI observed the 10th World Day Against Child Labor with DCI Goodwill Ambassador and internationally famous actress Babita, making a vow to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in Bangladesh within the next five years. In this year DCI’s celebration of the World Day against Child labor, the … [Read more...]

Dr. Douglas Feldman to Speak at Conference on Child Rights & Sight

DCI proudly confirms Douglas A. Feldman, Ph.D., as a speaker at our upcoming 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight. Dr. Feldman is a prominent researcher in the field of HIV/AIDS, and his presentation will discuss recent research pertaining to AIDS orphans in sub-Saharan Africa. We are excited … [Read more...]

Babita Akhtar, Famous Bangladeshi Actress, Becomes DCI Goodwill Ambassador

Babita Akhtar, the famous Bangladeshi actress, has begun to work with Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) as a Goodwill Ambassador. Last week, DCI director Dr. Nina Hoque met Babita in Dhaka, officially honoring her as DCI’s newest Goodwill Ambassador. Babita has begun her … [Read more...]

Free Eye Camp Held at DCI Clinic in Kallyanpur Porabari Slum, Dhaka

A free eye camp was organized on June 3, 2011 at DCI’s clinic in the Kallayanpur Porabari Slum. This camp was a joint initiative of DCI’s Health for Underprivileged and Blindness Prevention programs. The screened cataract patients will be provided surgeries free of cost. A simple surgery like this … [Read more...]

Dr. Jane Aronson of WWO to Speak at DCI’s 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight

It is with great pleasure that DCI confirms Dr. Jane Aronson of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation as a speaker at the 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale. Dr. Aronson is a board certified general pediatrician and pediatric infectious diseases specialist, and has been a practicing … [Read more...]

Author Wendy Smith to Speak at DCI’s 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight

DCI is honored to confirm Wendy Smith as a speaker at the 2011 Conference on Child Rights & Sight at Yale University, September 10. Wendy speaks, consults and writes about giving and the nonprofit sector. She is the author of Give a Little: How Your Small Donations Can Transform Our World and … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque at Michigan with DCI team

CHESHIRE, CT – Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque addressed DCI’s Michigan Chapter meeting on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 11:00 am at 11505 Kings Knight Circle, Grand Blanc MI 48439. Several sponsors, donors, and friends attended the meeting to learn about DCI, how to get involved more actively, and how to … [Read more...]

Dr. Ehsan Hoque to Address UNICEF’s Children’s Week at Yale

CHESHIRE, CT – Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque will give a presentation detailing DCI’s programs during UNICEF’s Children’s Week at Yale, at the Yale University, William L Harkness Hall, Room 116 (470 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511), at … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Addresses AABEA Biennial Convention

AABEA Convention Features Presentations On DCI’s Mission, Efforts CHESHIRE, CT – On Saturday, October 9, Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque addressed the American Association of Bangladeshi Engineers and Architects (AABEA) Biennial Convention at … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Dr. Ehasan Hoque to Address AABEA Convention in Maryland

Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) Executive Director Dr. Ehsan Hoque will give a presentation detailing DCI’s programs during the American Association of Bangladeshi Engineers and Architects (AABEA) Biennial Convention at the University of Maryland at Shady Grove, Rockville, … [Read more...]

Dr. Mutahar Ahmed and Mr. Faruque Ahmed Visit Bangladesh to Monitor DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship Program

Dhaka, Bangladesh (June 28, 2010): A team from Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI)-USA comprising of Dr. Mutahar Ahmed and Mr. Faruque Ahmed will visit Sun Child Sponsorship Program at Habiganj project on 30th June. The program is implemented by Rights and Sight for Children (RSC). … [Read more...]

DCI Free Eye Screening Camp Program to Be Held at FeTNA Conference, Palace Theater, Waterbury CT

US-based charity fights for BLINDNESS PREVENTION Cheshire, CT (June 14, 2010): Distressed Children & Infants International, a US registered, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID# 810671495), is hosting a “Free Eye Screening Camp” as part of it’s Blindness Prevention program to … [Read more...]