We are an international health research institute based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Our research is addressing some of the world’s most pressing health challenges.
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Our research has identified and helped to control several outbreaks of emerging infectious disease in Bangladesh.
Our surveillance and outbreak investigation activities have led us to identify a range of outbreaks of emerging infectious disease in Bangladesh. This knowledge has enabled us to support outbreak control and develop new interventions to limit the transmission of novel infections.
Nasreen S et al. Highly pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) virus infection among workers at live bird markets, Bangladesh, 2009-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(4):629–37.
Nahar N et al. (2010) Date palm sap collection: Exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmission. EcoHealth 7: 196–203.
Khan SU et al. (2012) A randomized controlled trial of interventions to impede date palm sap contamination by bats to prevent nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE 7: e42689.
Nahar N et al. (2014) Piloting the promotion of bamboo skirt barriers to prevent Nipah virus transmission through date palm sap in Bangladesh. Global Health Promotion 21: 7–15.
Nahar Net al. (2013) Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in Bangladesh. Health Promotion International 28: 378–386.