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icddr,b research is supported by a combination of core support from bilateral donors and grant income. In 2015, the top 10 revenue sources for restricted and unrestricted grants were:

1) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
2) DFID, United Kingdom
3) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA)
4) Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria
5) National Institutes of Health (USA)
6) DFATD, Canada
7) Johns Hopkins University
9) Sida, Sweden
10) Grand Challenges Canada

icddr,b is grateful to our international core donors, Canada (Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development), Sweden (Sida), and the United Kingdom (DFID). In keeping with the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, they provide long-term core funds to icddr,b to support the advancement of our strategic plan.

Representatives from each of the development agencies meet regularly with icddr,b to monitor progress and discuss emerging research priorities and outputs. Every year, icddr,b reports performance against an agreed log frame and a joint donor report is commissioned to monitor progress.

icddr,b is also grateful to the Government of Bangladesh for its long-term financial support.