Recognition

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

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Accolade

icddr,b scientist Dr K Zaman wins 2019 Charles C. Shepard Science Award for the second time

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Milestone

Watch icddr,b receiving 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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Humanitarian

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

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Annual Report

Recent endeavours in public health research

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Achievement

ACCA Approved Employer – Trainee Development, Platinum – icddr,b is the first and only research organisation or public body in Bangladesh to receive this award.

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In the News

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

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Why are C-sections on the rise?

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Md. Nur Haque Alam

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Jena Derakhshani Hamadani

Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Dinesh Mondal

Senior Scientist, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
31 JULY 2019

icddr,b’s rapid response to the growing Dengue outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dengue, a viral infection spread by the infamous Aedes aegypti mosquito, is the fastest growing mosquito-borne disease in the world today. Over 15,000 people, primarily in Dhaka, have been infected with the mosquito-borne disease this year.

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Feature News
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Why the cholera bacterium is a returning fugitive

A new breakthrough review by icddr,b scientists suggests that the cholera bacteria take shelter inside certain types of cyanobacteria (phytoplankton) also known as the blue-green algae that make water bodies such as the ocean look blue.

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Feature News
11 JULY 2019

Supporting working mothers can save children’s lives

In almost all societies, women's role in maintaining health and wellbeing of family members is more vital than men. However, maintaining childcare while providing for the family burdens many working mothers, and this might sometimes compromise children's wellbeing.

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Photos
16 SEPTEMBER 2019

icddr,b team visits Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Bangladesh

icddr,b Executive Director, Prof John D Clemens; Deputy Executive Director, Syed Monjurul Islam; Senior Director, IDD, Prof Allen D. Ross; and Senior Scientist, Dr Rubhana Raqib paid a courtesy visit to Dr Md Abdur Razzak, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on 29 August 2019 at the Bangladesh Secretariat.

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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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October 19

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19 OCT 2019 - 21 OCT 2019

1st Scientific Congress on Noncommunicable Diseases

Location : Dhaka

D71 is a fellowship program focusing on enhancing capacity in Non Communicable Disease research among both clinicians and public health professionals of Bangladesh which is awarded by National...

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November 22

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22 NOV 2019 - 24 NOV 2019

The 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs)

Location : Dhaka

Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been a powerful workforce in promoting health services as well as strengthening health systems around the world. As per WHO, Community health workers should...

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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

The 15th ASCODD has been scheduled for Dhaka, Bangladesh during 28-30 January, 2020 with the theme of “Typhoid, Cholera, other enteric diseases and their relationship to nutritional disorders:...

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