ICDDR.B

53 diarrhoea patients at icddr,b per hour

International Centre for Diarrheal Disease and Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) in Dhaka has been struggling to cope with the record number of diarrhoea patients for the last one week.

March 27, 2022
March 27, 2022

Early diarrhoea outbreak is alarming

It’s quite worrying that the number of diarrhoea patients admitted to various hospitals in Dhaka has seen a sudden spike although it wasn’t expected to peak until April.

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

53 diarrhoea patients at icddr,b per hour

International Centre for Diarrheal Disease and Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) in Dhaka has been struggling to cope with the record number of diarrhoea patients for the last one week.

April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019

Diarrhoea cases on sharp rise

With the arrival of summer, the number of diarrhoea patients in and around the capital has gone up steeply this month compared to last month.

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.

May 19, 2018
May 19, 2018

Sorry state of pasteurised milk!

A recent study conducted by ICDDR,B in 18 upazilas of Bogra, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Rangpur and Sirajganj on the prevalence of bacteria in milk has found evidence of high level of bacteria, which make 77 percent of all pasteurised milk unsafe for human consumption.