Dedicated to saving lives, icddr,b is an international health research organisation located in Bangladesh. Through translation of research into treatment, training and policy advocacy icddr,b addresses some of the most critical health concerns facing the world today.
15 June 2015
In the Feature article highlighting icddr,b’s impact, Ian Jones discusses an innovative family planning initiative developed by icddr,b in the 1970s, which mobilised large numbers of female community health workers. It has generated lasting health and economic benefits as well as brought down fertility rates.