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

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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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NEWS

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 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 Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Lal B Rawal

Senior Associate, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Sayera Banu

Senior Scientist and Acting Head, Emerging Infections.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
19 JULY 2017

Children over six may be at greater risk of dengue infection

Children older than six years of age can be at greater risk of dengue fever, identifies a new study with icddr,b, predicting that this may be because they spend more time in crowded places such as schools and parks.

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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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Feature News
13 JUNE 2017

Access to scientific information via Hinari: Enabling research in Bangladesh?

Access to scientific journal publications comes with a costly price tag that many researchers and institutions in parts of the world including Bangladesh find difficult to afford. An icddr,b study has shown that the impact of HINARI – a network of the World Health Organization (WHO) for making scientific journals more accessible and affordable to countries in the Global South – has benefited research activities throughout Bangladesh.

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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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