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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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icddr,b scientist wins 2016 Charles C. Shepard Science Award for publication in the Lancet Infectious Diseases

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How a barge-turned-floating hospital played a key role in the fight against cholera

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A selection of our senior scientists, leading figures in public health and medical research

Dr Md. Sharful Islam Khan

Scientist and Acting Head, HIV and AIDS.
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Dr Jena Derakhshani Hamadani

Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Md. Rashidul Haque

Senior Scientist and Head, Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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25 SEPTEMBER 2016

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commends icddr,b’s decades of work towards solving public health challenges and saving lives, which is supporting the UN’s work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Feature News
30 JUNE 2016

Matlab: Five decades of life-saving solutions

In the 1960s, a group of American and Bangladeshi scientists embarked on a barge, turned floating cholera hospital that drifted around a cholera-prone sub-district of Bangladesh aiming to treat patients and save lives.

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22 SEPTEMBER 2016

Access to facility-based obstetric care could lower maternal death

Every day about 800 mothers die globally from complications at childbirth, mostly in low and middle-income countries. These deaths could be readily prevented by improving access to professional obstetric care.

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