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.

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.

icddr,b Publications

Feature

15 June 2015 

Fertile ground for family planning

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.