Recognition

icddr,b ED Prof John Clemens wins Prince Mahidol Award in public health jointly with Prof Jan Holmgren

FIND OUT MORE   
Accolade

icddr,b scientist Dr K Zaman wins 2019 Charles C. Shepard Science Award for the second time

FIND OUT MORE   
Milestone

Watch icddr,b receiving 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

FIND OUT MORE   
Humanitarian

Working to avert disease outbreaks in the Rohingya community seeking refuge in Bangladesh

FIND OUT MORE   
Annual Report

Recent endeavours in public health research

FIND OUT MORE   
Achievement

ACCA Approved Employer – Trainee Development, Platinum – icddr,b is the first and only research organisation or public body in Bangladesh to receive this award.

FIND OUT MORE   
In the News

icddr,b's bubble CPAP with a simple bottle safeguards children with pneumonia

FIND OUT MORE   
Feature

Why are C-sections on the rise?

FIND OUT MORE   
Donate

Support the world’s largest diarrhoeal disease hospital

FIND OUT MORE   

OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Firdausi Qadri

Emeritus Scientist, Infectious Diseases Division .
FIND OUT MORE   

Dr A.T.M. Iqbal Anwar

Project Director, Universal Health Coverage.
FIND OUT MORE   

Dr Md. Nur Haque Alam

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
FIND OUT MORE   

Search our database of researchers

LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
03 OCTOBER 2019

Could new icddr,b interventions finally achieve “Clean Hands for All”?

Handwashing with soap has been considered one of the most effective ways of reducing infectious diseases and it is imperative to identify the barriers to handwashing behaviour to improve adherence. Two recent studies by icddr,b scientists explored solutions to encourage handwashing.

READ MORE   
Feature News
18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Lead polished turmeric widespread, blameable for raised blood-lead level

Lead chromate, a toxic, industrial pigment, is being added to turmeric to enhance its brightness, suggests new evidence from an icddr,b study with collaborators from Stanford university.

READ MORE   
Feature News
28 OCTOBER 2019

For hypertension, prevention is the best medicine

In the South-East Asian region, hypertension affects one in three adults and the trend is ever increasing. The prevalence of hypertension among all adults and elderly people (60 years and above) in Bangladesh is 25% and 40% respectively.

READ MORE   
Photos
02 OCTOBER 2019

Dr Md Abdur Razzak, Minister of Agriculture, Bangladesh visited icddr,b on 22 September 2019.

Dr Razzak met with the senior leadership team, and toured the Dhaka hospital and laboratories. Dr Razzak was not only impressed by the world class research labs at icddr,b but also the organisation’s dedicated and talented workforce. He said “icddr,b is doing a highly commendable job. We would like to collaborate with this institution to help set-up an international standard lab for the Ministry of Agriculture. We want our staff to have hands-on training here at icddr,b".

VIEW MORE   
videos
20 JUNE 2018

icddr,b Hospital Appeal

At the world’s largest diarrhoeal disease treatment facility, we provide treatment for over 200,000 patients free-of-charge. Find out how we do it.

WATCH MORE   

January 28

img
28 JAN 2020 - 30 JAN 2020

15th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD 2020)

Location : Dhaka

The 15th ASCODD has been scheduled for Dhaka, Bangladesh during 28-30 January, 2020 with the theme of “Typhoid, Cholera, other enteric diseases and their relationship to nutritional disorders:...

READ MORE   

OTHER EVENTS

OUR DONORS