24 OCTOBER 2017

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.

07 AUGUST 2017

Cost of medicine is the largest share of money spent for healthcare by people belonging to all walks of life in Bangladesh, indicates an icddr,b study.

25 APRIL 2017

Malaria prevalence in Bangladesh's endemic districts declined from 40 to less than 2 people per 1000 population. icddr,b researchers working on malaria research have published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles in the last decade and continue to support regional and global efforts to eliminate malaria.

02 MARCH 2017

Overusing antibiotics for illnesses that do not require such medication has been on the rise in Bangladesh, indicates recent icddr,b studies.

18 JANUARY 2017

A new icddr,b study has shown how a proportion of the epidemic cholera bacteria survive attack by viruses that kill bacteria, after an epidemic to cause the subsequent epidemic in the next season–insight that might be useful to prevent and control the disease.

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