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How Bangladesh can tackle overuse of antibiotics for illnesses that do not require them

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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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Dr Peter Kim Streatfield

Emeritus Scientist, Climate Change and Health.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
18 JANUARY 2018

Monitoring of clinical conditions may curb soaring C-section deliveries in Bangladesh

An icddr,b study on over 2500 childbirths under its Matlab Health and Demographic Surveillance (HDSS) area found that around 35% of these deliveries were caesarean section (C-section) and only 1.4% of these C-sections were conducted for absolute maternal indications (AMI).

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Feature News
24 OCTOBER 2017

New studies assess vaccine wastage, polio resurgence risk in Bangladesh

New studies with icddr,b assess the risk of community transmission of type 2 poliovirus after withdrawing the trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV). Wastage of inactivated polio vaccines (IPV) in small outreach immunisation sessions remains a challenge to effective vaccine delivery in Bangladesh.

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11 JANUARY 2018

Socioeconomic inequality persists in under-five mortality in rural Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, socioeconomic inequality in under-five mortality persisted despite impressive reduction in mortality during the last 20 years

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