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COVID-19 Hospital Appeal

We need your help to continue providing free life-saving care to our 200,000+ patients. Donate now.

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Mujib 100 RGfW

Applications are now open for 'The Mujib 100 Research Grants for Women in Science in Bangladesh'. Deadline extended till 31 December 2020.

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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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Accolade

Dr Sayera Banu, Dr Munirul Alam and Dr K Zaman awarded BAS Sultan Ahamed Choudhury Science and Technology Gold Medal Award 2019, BAS Dr M O Ghani Memorial Gold Medal Award 2019 and BAS Gold Medal Award (Biological Sciences) 2018 respectively.

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In the News

Dr Firdausi Qadri awarded the 22nd For Women in Science Awards for her outstanding work prevent infectious diseases and promote early diagnosis and vaccination.

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Feature

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

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Md. Khalequzzaman

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr A.T.M. Iqbal Anwar

Project Director, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Md. Rashidul Haque

Senior Scientist and Head, Enteric and Respiratory Infections.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
01 NOVEMBER 2020

icddr,b alumnus and member of its Scientific Advisory Group Professor James F. Phillips awarded Carl S Schultz Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Professor James Phillips, has received the 2020 Carl S. Schultz Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Public Health Association in recognition of his work on health systems research and policy development in Asia and Africa. This award honours individuals who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the field of population and reproductive health.

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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
03 MARCH 2020

Feedback on Global Fund Grant application on HIV

Bangladesh Country Coordination Mechanism (BCCM) is going to submit a proposal to the Global Fund. As per the requirement of the Global Fund, the grant application needs to be open to professionals for feedback. icddr,b is one of the Principal Recipients (PR) of this application along with AIDS/STD Programme (ASP) and Save the Children International (SCI). Please provide feedback.

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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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videos
03 FEBRUARY 2020

Celebrating sixty years of saving lives

With a humble beginning as a laboratory, the institution has successfully expanded its research and #innovation to other public health challenges facing by the global South, and has remarkably contributed to saving millions of lives globally.

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