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.
07 September 2014
Bangladesh leads the way in combating kala-azar
The success of the national kala-azar elimination programme in Bangladesh offers valuable lessons for other countries where the disease is endemic. Moreover, new research from Bangladesh illuminates the most effective treatment options for remote and resource-poor settings.