Press Releases

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21 MARCH 2019

Today, icddr,b has organised a dissemination seminar at Long Beach Hotel in Cox’s Bazar to share its emergency healthcare response and pre-emptive oral cholera vaccination measures among the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMNs).

 
14 MARCH 2019

The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh H.E. Earl R. Miller visited an icddr,b tuberculosis screening centre located in old part of the city, Dholaikhal and commended the icddr,b-USAID initiative.

 
12 MARCH 2019

icddr,b scientists in partnership with Incepta Pharmaceuticals have developed a locally-produced dipstick named Cholkit for rapid, early and effective diagnosis of cholera in Bangladesh and beyond.

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11 MARCH 2019

Today, The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh H.E. Earl R. Miller paid his first visit to icddr,b to learn about the world–renowned institution and its role in the Rohingya crisis.

 
02 MARCH 2019

icddr,b’s Senior Director of the Laboratory Sciences and Services Division, Dr Niyaz Ahmed has received Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for 2016 by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India in the field of Medical Sciences.

 
20 FEBRUARY 2019

The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, MP, Secretary of State for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities of the United Kingdom, visited icddr,b on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 and appreciated her country’s decades long partnership with the institute in saving lives.

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14 FEBRUARY 2019

icddr,b in partnership with The Waterloo Foundation, UK have undertaken a new study to explore water, sanitation and hygiene (collectively known as WASH) situation in ready-made garments (RMG) factories in Bangladesh.

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07 FEBRUARY 2019

icddr,b’s Executive Director and noted scientist Professor John D Clemens has received the prestigious Prince Mahidol Award 2018 for his public health contribution in developing the oral cholera vaccine and its advancement worldwide.

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31 JANUARY 2019

icddr,b is organising the 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs) 2019 to be held on 22-24 November 2019 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka Bangladesh.

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14 JANUARY 2019

Today, icddr,b’s SHARE project in collaboration with the Department of Population Sciences (DPS), University of Dhaka have organised the fourth Café Scientifique with the theme of social and health care needs of elderly population in Bangladesh.

 
07 JANUARY 2019

Scientists from icddr,b and seven other developing countries have initiated a pioneering research to understand how solar radiation management (SRM) geoengineering could affect some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable regions.

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