Press Releases

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03 MAY 2020

Recently, icddr,b and Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen icddr,b’s ongoing COVID-19 emergency response.

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19 MARCH 2020

Today, icddr,b is proud to announce the launch of ‘The Mujib 100 Research Grants for Women in Science in Bangladesh (Mujib 100 RGfW)’. It is worth USD 400,000 and is in commemoration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and in celebration of icddr,b’s 60 years of scientific brilliance.

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08 MARCH 2020

A national dissemination was held at icddr,b to communicate the methodology and findings of identifying newborn signal functions which is a representative shortlist of key interventions and activities that address major causes of morbidity or mortality and that are indicative of a certain type and level of care.

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20 FEBRUARY 2020

A multi country research has found promising results in controlling high blood pressure among hypertensive patients through a low-cost health intervention carried out by community health workers in rural settings in South Asia.

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28 JANUARY 2020

Experts are convening in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the 15th ASCODD on ‘Typhoid, cholera, other enteric diseases and their relationship to nutritional disorders: Persisting challenges for low and middle-income countries in an era of humanitarian crisis.’

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06 JANUARY 2020

The prestigious journal Science recognised the research achievement of icddr,b and Washington University, USA on microbes to combat malnutrition as one of the runners-up in the collection of ten biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2019 in a special issue published on November 19, 2019.

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