Press Releases

Browse our press releases to find out the latest about icddr,b’s work.

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17 MAY 2018

Today, icddr,b in partnership with the Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) Control Programme of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Bangladesh have recognised World Hypertension Day with a scientific seminar titled “Hypertension! The Silent Killer! Reaching the Unreached”.

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16 MAY 2018

In a new study, icddr,b scientists have revealed disturbing findings regarding commercially pasteurised milk which is the primary source of nutrition for children.

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28 APRIL 2018

To undertake policy analysis on emerging health issues in Bangladesh and promote discussions on evidence-informed health policy process for improved health outcomes, a Health Policy Dialogue titled “Engaging Private Sector to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Bangladesh”, took place on 28 April 2018, at the CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka.

 
15 APRIL 2018

Today, icddr,b in collaboration with Dhaka North City Corporation and Expanded Program on Immunization of Bangladesh have commenced a typhoid conjugate vaccine effectiveness study among 43,350 children between 9 months and under 16 years of age, living in Mirpur, Dhaka.

 
29 MARCH 2018

In honour of World Autism Awareness Week (26 March - 2 April 2018), icddr,b has organised an arts and crafts exhibition prepared by differently abled children

 
28 FEBRUARY 2018

Today, “A comprehensive approach to identify children with disabilities through capacity building of Government and NGO health workers and disability service mapping in Bangladesh" project has been launched.

 
08 FEBRUARY 2018

Today, icddr,b’s Technical Training Unit in partnership with the Foundation for Advancement of Innovations in Technology and Health, Bangladesh (faith Bangladesh) organised a workshop for parents and caregivers of children with ASD.

 
30 JANUARY 2018

Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in resource poor settings of Bangladesh helped overall health but, contrary to expectations, did not improve children’s growth and development.

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15 JANUARY 2018

Spousal violence (SV) is high in Bangladesh, new study reveals even higher rates amongst female garment workers and of those, 40% report symptoms of depression

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