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Dr Sayera Banu

Senior Scientist and Acting Head, Emerging Infections.
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Dr Md. Khalequzzaman

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Dr Ruchira Tabassum Naved

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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
05 SEPTEMBER 2018

Can global warming trigger cholera outbreaks?

Published in Nature Disease Primer, a recent review co-authored by icddr,b researchers suggests that rising sea temperature caused by climate change may be favouring the incidence of different vibrio-related diseases, including diarrhoeal diseases, invasive illness caused by some virulent Vibrio species as well as wound infections and gastroenteritis caused by others types of Vibrio species.

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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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19 SEPTEMBER 2018

Many children not receiving timely immunisation in Bangladesh

Many children do not complete their vaccination by the recommended age as parents often neglect to immunise their child with the subsequent second and third dosages. icddr,b researchers conducted an in-depth examination of the determinants for incomplete immunisation in Bangladesh.

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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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