ABOUT US

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

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NEWS

Single dose of oral cholera vaccine proves protective in an endemic setting.

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FEATURE

icddr,b's contribution to the polio endgame in Bangladesh and globally.

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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
Firdausi

Dr Firdausi Qadri

Emeritus Scientist, Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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Md.

Dr Md. Khalequzzaman

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Tahmeed

Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

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

Latest News
02 JUNE 2016

Solar-powered ‘laboratory-in-a-suitcase’ effectively detects kala-azar, finds icddr,b study

A solar-powered mobile suitcase laboratory, used in an icddr,b study to detect the parasite causing kala-azar or visceral leishmaniasis, has been shown to be as accurate as laboratory tests.

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Feature News
31 MARCH 2016

Ending polio globally: How is icddr,b contributing?

icddr,b scientists have played a key role in helping Bangladesh achieve polio-free status, and continue to contribute to the global fight to eradicate the disease.

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Feature News
05 MAY 2016

Closing the gap on vaccine efficacy in the ‘global south’

Vaccines and antibiotics occupy a privileged position in the history of medicine. They are humanity’s “magic bullets” — categories of intervention so effective and easy to deliver that they have the capacity to single-handedly eradicate entire diseases from human history. But just as the heady utopia of an antibiotic age has given way to the cold, evolutionary reality of antibiotic resistance, we must now also confront the pervasive problem of vaccine failure in the global South.

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