Icddr, B

Only available on StudyMode
  • Topic: Dhaka, Health, Diarrhea
  • Pages : 5 (1054 words )
  • Download(s) : 82
  • Published : January 1, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
Department of Public Health & Informatics
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka. DEMOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT
Submitted by: Dr. Md. Anwar Sadat Discipline : Epidemiology Course : MPH Session : July, 2012

Submitted to: Dr. Fariha Haseen

Field visit no. 2
Date of visit: 04/11/2012

Name of the institute: icddr;b
Type of the organization:
Dedicated to saving lives, icddr,b is an international health research organization located in Bangladesh. Through translation of research into treatment, training and policy advocacy icddr,b addresses some of the most critical health concerns facing the world today. Establishment:1960-Cholera Research Laboratory established in Pakistan 1963-Matlab field station started 1966-Demographic Surveillance (DSS) established 1968-First successful clinical trials of oral rehydration solution (ORS) 1978-Government of Bangladesh with an Ordinance recognized icddr’b 1978-Trained over 27,000 health professionals from 78 countries 2003-Renewal for another 25 years 2010-Celebration of 50th anniversary Vision:

Healthier people better lives through evidence based solution Mission:
They help solve significant public health challenges facing the people of Bangladesh and beyond, especially the most vulnerable, through the generation of knowledge and its translation into policy and practice Goals and Objectives:

icddr,b translates knowledge from research into policy using strategic health programmes. This allows basic research to rapidly influence policy applications and action if the evidence supports meaningful public health benefit. Research priorities at icddr,b are cross cutting, such as to child health, infectious diseases & vaccine sciences, reproductive health, nutrition, population, HIV/AIDS & safe water. Organogram:

Existing resource:
Audio Visual Unit, Communication Unit, Division Office,EDD; External relation & Institutional Development, Finance Dept,Human Resources, Information Technology, Infrastructure services, Strategy & Internal oversight, Research Administration. Ongoing activities:

Health Programmes : They allow basic research to rapidly influence policy applications and action if the evidence supports meaningful public health benefit. Research priorities at icddr,b are cross cutting, such as to child health, infectious diseases & vaccine sciences, reproductive health, nutrition, population, HIV/AIDS & safe water. Researches: Enteric Microbiology, Ethical Review Committee, Nutritional Biochemistry, Virology, Environmental Microbiology, Parasitology, Molecular Genetics, Immunology Laboratory, Acute Respiratory infection, Tuberculosis Laboratory, RTI/STI Laboratory, Arsenic in Tube well water. Hospitals: Dhaka Hospital, Matlab Hospital Field sites: Matlab, Urban, Others like Abhoynagar, Mirsarai, Chakaria, Sylhet, Mirzapur Library services

Publications

Future plans:
Excellence in research, training and service High ethical standards
Promotion of human rights, gender equality and diversity Open and responsive to change
Partnership...
tracking img