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 welcomes the decision by the GAVI Alliance to contribute an initial US$ 115 million towards a global stockpile of 20 million doses of the inactive cholera vaccine (OCV) Shanchol™ for use in outbreak and endemic situations. More
Ruma Khatun gave birth in her home in Shahjadpur, a sub-district in Bangladesh. Ruma’s delivery showed two strong indications of Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) – her placenta was not delivered with the baby and her Q-Mat, a biodegradable birth mat placed under her during birth, was fully soaked with blood.