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Physicians and nurses from war-torn Yemen visits icddr,b to learn tackling cholera outbreaks.

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The New York Times on icddr,b's battle against cholera with innovation that cured millions

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

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AR 2016

Our Annual Report showcases year of innovative discoveries, research excellence and global health solutions.

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Lal B Rawal

Senior Associate, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Mahbub E Elahi Khan Chowdhury

Acting Director and Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOG

Latest News
12 NOVEMBER 2017

Clinical features useful for early detection of pneumonia

An icddr,b study found additional simple clinical features helpful to distinguish the cause of rapid breathing in children with diarrhoea in order to facilitate appropriate treatment in time.

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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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15 OCTOBER 2017

Using hospital visits to promote sanitation and limit the spread of cholera: The CHoBI7 trial

Handwashing intervention for the household members of cholera patients could dramatically cut cholera spread, an icddr,b study has shown. Educating patients' family about water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices and water purification tools can be effective to curb waterborne diarrhoeal diseases.

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