icddr,b has tested bubble-CPAP oxygen therapy in a randomised clinical trial, with promising findings that show for the first time in a developing country setting that CPAP could be more effective for the sickest children than the World Health Organization’s recommended standard of oxygen delivery.
ResearchBangladesh provides a unique research context with proximity to poverty, malnutrition and disease. Technology enables locally collected data to be accessed globally by international academic and research institutions collaborating with icddr,b to address the most critical global health concerns.
Saving livesFor more than 50 years, icddr,b has provided practical, low-cost, lifesaving solutions to health problems that affect billions of people living in poverty across the globe and in its host country of Bangladesh.
Hospitalsicddr,b hospitals in Dhaka and Matlab provide an opportunity for scientists and health professionals to cooperate on research, treatment, training and development. They deliver quality health services to the people of Bangladesh and save lives on a daily basis.