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Diarrhoea-causing pathogens in city sludge show resistance to last-resort antibiotic widely used in Bangladesh poultry industry.

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Dr Md. Khalequzzaman

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Rubhana Raqib

Senior Scientist, Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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Dr Dinesh Mondal

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
28 MAY 2018

How prepared are mothers for safe deliveries?

Three in every four mothers in Bangladesh’s hard-to-reach areas may not be well prepared for delivering their babies, indicates an icddr,b study. Substandard health care for mothers may be a problem. Two of the most common causes of deaths due to childbirths, i.e. haemorrhage and eclampsia must also be addressed.

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Feature News
05 JUNE 2018

Arsenic exposure may damage children’s immunity for life

Long-term arsenic exposure from early childhood can cause permanent genetic-level damage to children’s ability to fend off diseases, new icddr,b study suggests. Immunity of arsenic-exposed children has shown similar characteristics like aged people, suggesting that certain cells of their immune system have ‘started growing older and become weaker’; the signs of onset of this change was detectable as early as at 9 years of age.

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Feature News
13 MAY 2018

Promoting use of evidence in health policy and planning

USAID’s Research for Decision Makers (RDM) activity aims for effective implementation of current health sector programmes in Bangladesh. icddr,b researchers are heading the five-year implementation research project since May 2017.

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