International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Dhaka , Bangladesh

Hospital description

The ICDDR,B was established by the Bangladesh government in 1981 as successor to former Cholera Research Lab. It is an international health research institution dedicated to saving lives through research and treatment. ICDDR,B conducts research, training and extension activities. ICDDR,B has a mix of national and international staff, including public health scientists, laboratory scientists, clinicians, nutritionists, epidemiologists, demographers, social and behavioural scientists, IT professionals, and experts in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and vaccine sciences.

The centre has a cross-cultural environment, with 95% local staff including researchers, medical officers, administrators, and health workers, and 5% international staff primarily from academic and research institutions engaged in global health research.

Since 1978, the centre has shared its knowledge with the world, training more than 27,000 health professionals from over 78 countries.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language Bengali
Funding Status Public


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