The Financial Inclusion Network, Bangladesh (FIN-B), an initiative of the Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM), organized a workshop on ‘Mental Health and Professional Productivity’ in collaboration with Life-spring Consultancy Ltd. and KK Foundation on 25 February 2020.
The workshop discussed the mental health issues that directly affect productivity in the work-life and on the ways of attaining a good work-life balance. InM Chairman Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad and Executive Director Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Sifat-E-Azam, Executive Director KKF and senior officials from Life Spring attended the workshop along with the participants including Executive Directors of FIN-B member organizations, doctors, bankers, psychologists and development practitioners.
Ms. Sifat-E-Azam, Executive Director of the KK Foundation conducted a session on different activities with street children and an innovative product designed for marginalised poultry farmers.
Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, InM elaborated on the scope of working together for the overall well-being of the deprived people. He argued that human welfare dimensions should not be compartmentalized as these always worked together to enhance human welfare. People’s mental well-being and human and other development dimensions were interconnected; and these needed integrated development to lead a dignified life. The workshop was concluded with the speech of Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Executive Director, InM.