ABOUT US

We are an international health research institute based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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NEWS

icddr,b seeks to reduce maternal deaths caused by Hepatitis E.

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FEATURE

icddr,b's contribution to the polio endgame in Bangladesh and globally.

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OUR RESEARCHERS

A selection of our senior scientists, leading figures in public health and medical research
Md. Sirajul

Dr Md. Sirajul Islam

Emeritus Scientist, Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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Mahbub E Elahi Khan

Dr Mahbub E Elahi Khan Chowdhury

Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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Md.

Dr Md. Khalequzzaman

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
27 APRIL 2016

Oral cholera vaccine safe without refrigeration, finds icddr,b’s study

The affordable oral cholera vaccine (OCV) Shanchol™ is still safe and stimulates significant immune responses even when stored at higher temperature, a recent icddr,b study conducted in Bangladesh has shown.

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Feature News
31 MARCH 2016

Ending polio globally: How is icddr,b contributing?

icddr,b scientists have played a key role in helping Bangladesh achieve polio-free status, and continue to contribute to the global fight to eradicate the disease.

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Feature News
14 SEPTEMBER 2015

Breastfeeding: The benefits behind the biology

Located in the heart of Bangladesh’s capital city, icddr,b’s Dhaka Hospital specializes in the treatment of one condition—diarrhea. Known locally as “The Cholera Hospital”, the facility admits between 250 and 1,000 patients a day. Many patients are from families earning less than US$5 a day.

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