RECOGNITION

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

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MILESTONE

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

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Outbreak

Physicians and nurses from war-torn Yemen learn tackling cholera outbreaks

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Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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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

Pathogens in city sludge show resistance to last-resort antibiotic widely used in poultry industry

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AR 2017

Annual Report showcases a year of innovative discoveries, research excellence and global health solutions

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Shams El Arifeen

Senior Director, Maternal & Child Health, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Md. Nur Haque Alam

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Abdur Razzaque

Emeritus Scientist, Climate Change and Health.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
16 MAY 2019

Hypertensive individuals prone to develop diabetes

Individuals with high blood pressure or hypertension, and especially those with bigger tummy may be more likely to develop diabetes, suggests a multi-country COBRA BPS study with icddr,b. Around 23 percent of people with hypertension in Bangladeshi rural communities were found experiencing diabetes while another 24 percent were found with borderline diabetes (prediabetes).

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Feature News
11 JUNE 2019

Why are C-sections on the rise?

Non-medical individuals influence many women to opt for caesarian section (C-section) delivery despite their initial preference for vaginal delivery. Women may have very little knowledge about C-section and eventually little choice in the decision-making process.

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Feature News
09 MAY 2019

icddr,b studies explore the health and well-being of female garments workers

Many readymade garment workers bear the physical and psychological brunt of continuous labour work primarily because of their families. The money from their income will often be used to pay for food, house rent, and their children’s education.

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07 MAY 2019

New British High Commissioner visits icddr,b

H E Robert Chatterton Dickson, British High Commissioner to Dhaka, visited icddr,b for the first time. He met the senior leadership and toured through the Dhaka hospital and clinical laboratories to observe how health innovations are put to the best use for people.

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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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January 28

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28 JAN 2020 - 30 JAN 2020

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

Location : Dhaka

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