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

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Abdur Razzaque

Emeritus Scientist, Climate Change and Health.
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Dr Ruchira Tabassum Naved

Senior Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
19 OCTOBER 2017

Arsenic shown to cause diarrhoea and affect lung function

Those exposed to arsenic in Bangladesh may be at higher risk of childhood respiratory tract infection and diarrhoea, suggests a new systematic review by icddr,b.

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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
15 OCTOBER 2017

Using hospital visits to promote sanitation and limit the spread of cholera: The CHoBI7 trial

Handwashing intervention for the household members of cholera patients could dramatically cut cholera spread, an icddr,b study has shown. Educating patients' family about water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices and water purification tools can be effective to curb waterborne diarrhoeal diseases.

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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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