icddr,b in the New York TimesIn Bangladesh, icddr,b has spent half a century saving lives with data collected from long-running demographic surveillance systems in field sites like Matlab. The New York Times has recognised this public health impact in a great new feature. More
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.

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10 December 2015 

Pasteurising mother's milk: A simple solution to a complex problem

The World Health Organization estimates that if every woman optimally breastfed her baby the lives of 800,000 young children could be saved every year. So why can't we achieve optimal breastfeeding?

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