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Diarrhoea-causing pathogens in city sludge show resistance to last-resort antibiotic widely used in Bangladesh poultry industry

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AR 2017

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Firdausi Qadri

Emeritus Scientist and Acting Senior Director (IDD), Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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Dr Sayera Banu

Senior Scientist and Acting Head, Emerging Infections.
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Dr Jena Derakhshani Hamadani

Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
10 OCTOBER 2018

New intervention package could be key to reducing C-sections

The very thought of normal deliveries seems to scare many women nowadays with c-sections becoming more common, often due to a myth that most normal deliveries cause complications. An icddr,b intervention has focused on the second stage of normal delivery and combined pre- and post-delivery measures in order to learn whether this effort could lessen birth complications.

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Feature News
12 AUGUST 2018

Germs can hamper child growth without symptoms of illness

The pathogen Cryptosporidium is a major cause of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries. New findings from a study with icddr,b suggest that some children with Cryptosporidium infection experienced growth faltering without the usual symptoms of diarrhoea, dehydration and coughing.

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18 OCTOBER 2018

New study strengthens case for Bifidobacterium in the fight against antibiotic resistance

Not all bacteria in our gut are harmful, some are so beneficial that without them we can barely function, even survive. A new study with icddr,b and US collaborators has shown that children with higher levels of certain beneficial gut bacteria may be less likely to be affected by harmful bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.

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17 SEPTEMBER 2018

Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh visits Matlab

Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh H E Charlotta Schlyter, Ms Carin Zetterlund, First Secretary/Deputy Head of Development Section and Ms Lena Nordström, Head of Staff MoFA visited icddr,b’s Matlab field site - one of the developing world’s richest, most comprehensive and longest-running data resources.

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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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