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Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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

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

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Senior Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
07 APRIL 2019

C-sections greatest burden among childbirth expenses

C-section delivery cost is the greatest out-of-pocket (OOP) expense among all childbirth-related spending, especially for the less-wealthy people, suggests a recent icddr,b study. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) theme on this World Health Day restates that about 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty each year because of OOP spending on health. With more C-sections taking place in Bangladesh, such OOP spending appears to be a challenge since the country aims to achieve UHC by 2032.

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Feature News
11 NOVEMBER 2018

Belief widespread that antibiotics heal common cold

According to an icddr,b finding, patients' demand for antibiotics and sellers’ willingness to provide play key roles behind the unrestricted sale of antibiotics. Around 33% of pharmacies surveyed were not licensed while only 11% of drug sellers had received pharmacy training.

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Feature News
24 MARCH 2019

icddr,b-backed mobile app to notify TB cases

This World TB Day, a new mhealth initiative led by Government of Bangladesh and icddr,b shows promise in improving the notification rate of (TB) cases to the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP). This improves the current system of notification that may leave patients without treatment who may as a result spread the disease further if untreated.

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11 MARCH 2019

US Ambassador to Bangladesh visits icddr,b

US Ambassador to Bangladesh H E Earl R Miller, in his first-ever visit to icddr,b today, learnt how its research and knowledge translation are helping to solve major public health problems facing the developing world.

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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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