RECOGNITION

icddr,b executive director Prof John Clemens MD wins Prince Mahidol Award jointly with Swedish immunologist Prof Jan Holmgren for their contribution to public health.

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MILESTONE

Watch icddr,b receiving 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

icddr,b is working to prevent disease outbreak among the Rohingya people seeking refuge in Bangladesh

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Outbreak Response

Physicians and nurses from war-torn Yemen visit icddr,b to learn tackling cholera outbreaks

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Achievement

Ban Ki-moon endorses icddr,b’s work

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IN THE NEWS

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

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FEATURE

Diarrhoea-causing pathogens in city sludge show resistance to last-resort antibiotic widely used in Bangladesh poultry industry

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AR 2017

Our Annual Report showcases a year of innovative discoveries, research excellence and global health solutions

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OUR RESEARCHERS

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

Dr Tahmeed Ahmed

Senior Director, Nutrition & Clinical Services, Maternal and Childhood Malnutrition.
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Dr Jena Derakhshani Hamadani

Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health.
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Dr Mahbub E Elahi Khan Chowdhury

Acting Director and Scientist, Universal Health Coverage.
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LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Latest News
22 MARCH 2019

Arsenic-laced water may cause more young deaths

While stressing ‘water for all’ on World Water Day this year, it is reasonable to remind ourselves that 140-200 million people are still exposed to arsenic-laced water globally. A recent icddr,b study has shown that young adults are 5 times more likely to die at an early age from several diseases other than cancer when exposed to such toxin.

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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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