Recognition

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

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Accolade

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

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Milestone

Watch icddr,b receiving 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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Humanitarian

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

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Annual Report

Recent endeavours in public health research

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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.

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In the News

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

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Feature

Why are C-sections on the rise?

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Jena Derakhshani Hamadani

Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Md. Nur Haque Alam

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr A.T.M. Iqbal Anwar

Project Director, Universal Health Coverage.
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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.

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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.

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Feature News
11 JULY 2019

Supporting working mothers can save children’s lives

In almost all societies, women's role in maintaining health and wellbeing of family members is more vital than men. However, maintaining childcare while providing for the family burdens many working mothers, and this might sometimes compromise children's wellbeing.

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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".

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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.

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October 19

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19 OCT 2019 - 21 OCT 2019

1st Scientific Congress on Noncommunicable Diseases

Location : Dhaka

D71 is a fellowship program focusing on enhancing capacity in Non Communicable Disease research among both clinicians and public health professionals of Bangladesh which is awarded by National...

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November 22

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22 NOV 2019 - 24 NOV 2019

The 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs)

Location : Dhaka

Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been a powerful workforce in promoting health services as well as strengthening health systems around the world. As per WHO, Community health workers should...

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January 28

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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:...

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