We are an international health research institute based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Our research is addressing some of the world’s most pressing health challenges.
We aim to ensure that our evidence and experience is widely shared.
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We have documented the growing burden of non-communicable disease in Bangladesh and begun to identify effective interventions.
Examples of our achievements include:
Rahman S, Islam MT, Alam DS. Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:70.
Bulbul T, Hoque M. Prevalence of childhood obesity and overweight in Bangladesh: findings from a country wide epidemiological study. BMC Pediatr. 2014;14:86.
Alam DS et al. Awareness and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: follow-up of a hypertensive cohort. BMJ Open. 2014;4(12):e004983.