COVID-19

icddr,b is responding to the emergency outbreak of the novel coronavirus

COVID-19 Hospital Appeal

We need your help to continue providing free life-saving care to our 200,000+ patients. Donate now.

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Mujib 100 RGfW

Applications are now open for 'The Mujib 100 Research Grants for Women in Science in Bangladesh'. Deadline extended till 31 August 2020.

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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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Accolade

Dr Sayera Banu, Dr Munirul Alam and Dr K Zaman awarded BAS Sultan Ahamed Choudhury Science and Technology Gold Medal Award 2019, BAS Dr M O Ghani Memorial Gold Medal Award 2019 and BAS Gold Medal Award (Biological Sciences) 2018 respectively.

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In the News

Dr Firdausi Qadri awarded the 22nd For Women in Science Awards for her outstanding work prevent infectious diseases and promote early diagnosis and vaccination.

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Feature

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

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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 Mahbub E Elahi Khan Chowdhury

Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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Dr Dinesh Mondal

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

Latest News
02 APRIL 2020

Reducing the spread of coronavirus in Bangladesh

Effective strategies for controlling disease spread may have unintended consequences in low-income settings. For many residents physical distancing is not possible. Regular handwashing with soap reduces the spread of respiratory infections. In low-income communities, the high cost of soap can be a barrier to regular handwashing.

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Feature News
18 SEPTEMBER 2019

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

Lead chromate, a toxic, industrial pigment, is being added to turmeric to enhance its brightness, suggests new evidence from an icddr,b study with collaborators from Stanford university.

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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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Photos
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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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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