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

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Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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

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icddr,b joins Emory Global Health Institute’s Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) network that explores why children under 5 die in Africa and Asia.

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FEATURE

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

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AR 2015

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 Mahbub E Elahi Khan Chowdhury

Acting Director and Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Md. Shafiqul Alam Sarker

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Abdur Razzaque

Emeritus Scientist, Climate Change and Health.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

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20 APRIL 2017

Patients' perception vital to medication adherence for type-2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes are increasing globally and often remain undiagnosed in low-income settings. A recent icddr,b study has recommended effective health education interventions to improve diabetes care because of recent alarming growth in people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as such.

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Feature News
25 APRIL 2017

icddr,b contributes to lowering regional and global burden of Malaria

Malaria prevalence in Bangladesh's endemic districts declined from 40 to less than 2 people per 1000 population. icddr,b researchers working on malaria research have published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles in the last decade and continue to support regional and global efforts to eliminate malaria.

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23 MARCH 2017

icddr,b shares findings from Gavi’s work in Bangladesh

icddr,b hosted a dissemination seminar on ‘Gavi Full Country Evaluations (FCE) in Bangladesh’ to share Gavi’s ongoing work on immunisation and health systems strengthening in Bangladesh.

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