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Could COVID-19 precipitate cardiac arrests in asymptomatic patients?

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Milestone

Watch icddr,b receiving 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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Award

Dr Firdausi Qadri has been awarded the 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award, often cited as “Asia’s Nobel Prize.”

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Humanitarian

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

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Feature

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

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Meet our young researchers to know about their work and ambitions.

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Tahmina Alam

Assistant Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition
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Shams El

Dr Shams El Arifeen

Senior Director, Maternal & Child Health, Maternal and Child Health Division
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Tahmeed

Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Executive Director
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
14 OCTOBER 2021

E-waste: A threat to the environment and human health

Today, 14 October 2021 is the International E-Waste Day. Electronic waste or e-waste is currently one of the fastest growing waste streams. This is a leading cause of environmental contamination, posing a severe threat to both the environment and human health. The Environmental Interventions Unit (EIU) of icddr,b initiated a project in 2019 funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), which aims to characterise the environmental burden of e-waste and its adverse health consequences to humans in Bangladesh. The study is currently in progress and expected to generate results in 2022.

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Feature News
17 AUGUST 2021

Celebrating six decades of scientific research, saving millions of lives globally

This year marks a major milestone in the history of icddr,b. Sixty years ago, at the onset of a major cholera pandemic, the then-South East Asian Treaty Organization (SEATO) established a small laboratory in Dhaka named Cholera Research Laboratory to be operated under National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA.

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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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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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December 01

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01 DEC 2021 - 02 DEC 2021

Conference on Delivering for Nutrition in South Asia

Location : Online

COVID-19 has disrupted health systems, nutrition services, and food systems around the world, including South Asia.  Research-based evidence and programmatic experiences are essential to support...

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