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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Md. Sharful Islam Khan

Scientist and Acting Head, HIV and AIDS.
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Dr Ruchira Tabassum Naved

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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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Feature News
05 OCTOBER 2018

How can dialogues benefit urban health and universal health coverage?

By 2050, over 68% of the world’s population will live in cities. In Bangladesh, the urban population will exceed the rural population by 2040, if the current rate of urbanisation continues and this will greatly impact urban health. How can policymakers tackle this growing challenge?

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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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