The Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BM&&DC) is a statutory body with the responsibility of establishing and maintaining high standards of medical education and recognition of medical qualifications in Bangladesh. It registers doctors to practice in Bangladesh, in order to protect and promote the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine.
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Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) is the National Standards Body (NSB) in Bangladesh. As NSB, BSTI is playing an important role in developing and promoting standards. Around 1,000 experts from government, academic, research, consumer, NGO and standards application bodies bring their expertise to the standardization process. Typically Bangladesh Standards (BDS) are developed in the committee environment and engage relevant stakeholders from various public and private sector. BSTI is the member of ISO since 1974, IEC Affiliate Plus member since 2012 and National Codex Contact Point (NCCP) of Codex Alimentarius Commission in Bangladesh since 1975 as well as the member of South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO), which is the regional standards organization of SAARC countries.