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June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020

icddr,b to begin Covid-19 testing from June 26, per test at Tk 3,500

icddr,b’s globally recognised diagnostic centre at Mohakhali, Dhaka will offer SARS CoV-2 tests to suspected coronavirus patients, starting from June 26.

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.

December 13, 2015
December 13, 2015

HC questions icddr,b top official’s holding office

The High Court issues a rule asking the authorities of icddr,b to explain under what authorities the human resource director has been holding her office.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

Watch out for electrolyte imbalance

In Ramadan, the body uses more energy as one carries on with his or her daily activities along with fasting. As a result, higher levels of perspiration and dehydration can cause electrolyte imbalance.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Miracle food to fight malnutrition (video)

A promising cereal formula has been invented by Bangladesh experts to fight deadly acute malnutrition in children. The ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is made of locally available ingredients.