ICDDR.B | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • diagnostic test kit for cholera disease

    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.

  • 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.