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12:00 AM, September 27, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:31 AM, September 27, 2016

Ban Ki-moon hails icddr,b

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a video message has commended icddr,b for its works over five decades to solve public health challenges and save lives.

The appreciation comes as Ban Ki-moon's tenure closes by the year's end. The centre has helped to significantly reduce infant, child and maternal mortality in Bangladesh and beyond, he said in a press release yesterday.

Executive Director Prof John D Clemens of icddr,b expressed gratitude for the message.

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