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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announces icddr,b as recipient of the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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Achievement

Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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ABOUT US

We are an international health research institute based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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IN THE NEWS

The New York Times on icddr,b's battle against cholera with innovation that cured millions

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FEATURE

How Bangladesh can tackle overuse of antibiotics for illnesses that do not require them

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AR 2016

Our Annual Report showcases year of innovative discoveries, research excellence and global health solutions.

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr A.T.M. Iqbal Anwar

Project Director, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Md. Shafiqul Alam Sarker

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
29 AUGUST 2017

Pit latrine minor contributor to diarrhoeal diseases in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, groundwater contamination from pit latrines have been found to occur in very few instances. Groundwater is more often contaminated due to poor hygiene inside tube wells and water containers stored in households, suggests a new icddr,b study.

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Feature News
07 AUGUST 2017

Medication major share of healthcare expenses in Bangladesh

Cost of medicine is the largest share of money spent for healthcare by people belonging to all walks of life in Bangladesh, indicates an icddr,b study.

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Feature News
14 SEPTEMBER 2017

The genetics of malaria treatment

Malaria was once prevalent across the world and it wasn’t until the mid-20th century that the disease was eliminated in the rich countries of Europe and North America. Sadly, it remains a major problem across the Global South.

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October 30

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30 OCT 2017 - 01 NOV 2017

14th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD)

Location : Kochi, India

Follow ASCODD on facebook, twitter, linkedin and flickr. Registration now OPEN At the time when diarrhoea was a major killer of children and oral rehydration solution was just...

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