Cholera

Suspected cholera cases spikes in Yemen in 2019: UN

Nearly 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in war-hit Yemen since the beginning of January, including 190 related deaths, the UN says.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown making a difference

With a vision to improve the lives of the underprivileged, Inner Wheel Club (IWC) of Dhaka Uptown strives to restore harmony by establishing women’s rights, ensuring maternity healthcare, fighting poverty and diseases, providing education, and much more.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

Suspected cholera cases spikes in Yemen in 2019: UN

Nearly 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in war-hit Yemen since the beginning of January, including 190 related deaths, the UN says.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

Detecting cholera in 15 minutes

Scientists at the icddr,b, in partnership with Incepta Pharmaceuticals, have developed a low-cost device which can detect cholera in only 15 minutes.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

icddr,b develops rapid diagnostic test kit for cholera

Scientists at the icddr,b, in partnership with Incepta Pharmaceuticals, have developed a locally-made low-cost dipstick device -- Cholkit -- for rapid and effective diagnosis of cholera, generating new hopes of better management the disease.