DCI Representative Visited Bangladesh Sun Child Sponsorship Program (SCS) and Health for Underprivileged Program (HUP)

US-based charity developing health and education programs for underprivileged children in Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 26, 2009): Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Representative from its New York Chapter, Dr. Afia Zaman, a well known pediatrician from New York, USA, … [Read more...]

DCI Executive Director Campaigning in California

Cheshire, CT: Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International’s Executive Director, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, will be giving a presentation entitled DCI Programs and Activities in Bangladesh and How US Youths Can Benefit from Getting Involved on Sunday, March 29 at 6:00pm. Dr. Hoque’s presentation is … [Read more...]

Cathy Cann of Connecticut raises $1000 for DCI

On October 4, 2008, Cathy Cann, Miss Pre-Teen of Connecticut 2006 arranged a benefit concert in Stratford, Connecticut. All proceeds from the concert were donated to organizations working for local and international literacy programs. Distressed Children & Infants International was one of the … [Read more...]

DCI’s Executive Director Ehsan Hoque Speaks to VOA Bangla

Dr. Ehsanul Hoque , the Executive Director of Distressed Children & Infants International, explains in this interview how DCI’s mission is to advocate for child rights, and to help severely underprivileged children lift themselves out of poverty by providing them with basic life necessities, … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Performs Cataract Surgery in Bangladesh

Cheshire, CT (March 12, 2008) – Dr. Brian DeBroff, Associate Clinical Professor of Opthalmology at Yale University, recently returned from performing cataract surgery on children in Bangladesh. DeBroff is president of Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), a nonprofit child rights … [Read more...]

DCI Provides Aid and Relief to Victims of Cyclone Sidr

Patuakhali, Bangladesh (January 15, 2008) – In November of 2007, thousands of people lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands more were left without food and shelter when Cyclone Sidr struck Bangladesh. The Patuakhali district, one of DCI’s Sun Child Sponsorship project locations, was devastated … [Read more...]

DCI Expands Sun Child Sponsorship Program

Habiganj, Bangladesh (January 13, 2008) – On January 12, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, DCI Vice President, officially inaugurated a new SCS project in Habigonj, Sylhet, in northeastern Bangladesh. The project is based at the Nagura Farm Govt. Primary School in Habiganj. Dr. Ehsan Hoque, DCI Executive … [Read more...]

DCI Launches Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 16, 2007) – At a ceremony on December 15, Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President, and Professor Azad Khan, DAB President and Director of DCI’s Bangladesh operations, officially inaugurated DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention (CBP) Program. The goal of this program is to … [Read more...]

Invitation to a Reception in Honor of DCI President

This is to inform you that Professor Brian DeBroff, President of Distressed Children & Infants International DCI, will be arriving in Bangladesh with a team of medical personnel on December 13 for a one-week visit. We will be initiating the “Prevention of Childhood Blindness Program” on behalf … [Read more...]

DCI’s Project for Childhood Blindness Prevention

Primary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in infants remains a controversial topic, yet is gaining more widespread acceptance …. This technique has the advantage that most pediatric ophthalmologists and even general ophthalmologists could easily be trained to perform this procedure. This could be … [Read more...]

DCI’s Executive Director to Visit Bangladesh to Supervise Cyclone Sidr Relief Efforts

On November 29, Dr. Ehsan Hoque, DCI Executive Director, will be traveling to Bangladesh to personally direct DCI’s cyclone relief efforts. In concert with local DCI officials, he will work to ensure that the organization’s resources are used as efficiently and effectively as possible. Once the … [Read more...]

Dr. Brian DeBroff Visits Bangladesh to Inaugurate DCI’s Childhood Blindness Prevention Program

A team from DCI, Distressed Children International, will be going to Bangladesh on December 13 for a one-week visit to inaugurate its Childhood Blindness Prevention Program. The team members are: Dr. Brian DeBroff, DCI President; Dr. Ehsanul Hoque, DCI Executive Director; Dr. Maksud Chowdhury, DCI … [Read more...]

Child Rights Awareness Concert at Yale University

Distressed Children & Infants (DCI) International is hosting “A Celebration of Child Rights“, a concert in commemoration of Child Rights Week. The concert will take place on October 27, 2007, 6:00-8:00 PM, at Harkness Auditorium, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, … [Read more...]

Director of DCI Visits Bangladesh

Program Director of Distressed Children International (DCI), Ms. Limu Chowdhury, went to Bangladesh on September 17, 2007. The purpose of her visit is to supervise DCI’s activities and the Sun Child Sponsorship (SCS) Program in Bangladesh. She will also participate in DCI’s Flood relief and … [Read more...]

DCI Starts Raising Donations for Flood Victims in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is experiencing the worst flood in recent history, with 19 million people stranded and in need of food and shelter. DCI has started a major drive to raise donations to help them. … [Read more...]

DCI’s “Sun Child Program” at the BMANA conference

Dr. Brian M. DeBroff, President of Distressed Children International (DCI), is giving a presentation on the Sun Child Sponsorship (SCS) Program at the BMANA conference at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, on July 28 at 2:00 P.M. DCI will have a booth there as well. We cordially invite you to … [Read more...]

A reception for Prof. A. K. Azad Khan

The Chicago chapter of Distressed Children International accorded a reception to Professor A. K. Azad Khan, President of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (DAB) and Honorary Country Director of Distressed Children International (DCI) – Bangladesh. The reception took place at the University … [Read more...]

Bangladesh Ahead of Neighbours in Social Development

DHAKA, June 7 (BSS) Dr. Iftekhar Chowdhury, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations said that due to appropriate macro- economic policies, a democratic setting and adequate investment in social sectors, Bangladesh has achieved greater progress in social … [Read more...]

Reception to DCI Youth Representative

The Financial Express; December 30, 2006; Dhaka, Bangladesh. Distressed Children International (DCI), Bangladesh accorded a reception to Arash Sarwar, the DCI youth representative of Louisiana State. … [Read more...]

Tirelessly Working for the Children of Bangladesh

October 13,2005: The Work of Dr. Ehsanul Hoque and Distressed Children International was featured in The Cheshire Herald. … [Read more...]