Think tank

icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)

icddr,b.

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Icddr,b is an international health research institute based in Bangladesh. They aim to solve public health problems facing low- and middle-income countries through scientific research – including laboratory-based, clinical, epidemiological and health systems research. By developing, testing and assessing the implementation of interventions specifically designed for resource-poor settings, they aim to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the world’s poorest nations. Their initial focus was on diarrhoeal disease, but now study multiple infectious diseases, other threats to public health, and methods of healthcare delivery.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.icddrb.org/

Address:
GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000,Bangladesh

Country:
Bangladesh

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Bangladesh and International
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1978
Age (years)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 44
Bangladesh average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Tahmeed Ahmed
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Tahmeed Ahmed
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof John D. Clemens
Leader gender: Male
% Female staff
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 49%
Bangladesh average
 41%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2021
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 23%
Bangladesh average
 31%
Global average
 16%
2020
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 23%
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 37%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 6
Bangladesh average
 37
Global average
 34
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 14
Financials
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 $71,421,060
Bangladesh average
 $53,588,515
Global average
 $51,587,354

Social

Likes (2022)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 153,304
Bangladesh average
 30,946
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 131,592
Likes (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 82,951
Followers (2022)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 22,429
Bangladesh average
 6,550
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 20,630
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 166,000
Subscribers (2022)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 162
Bangladesh average
 930
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 145
Subscribers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 108,000
Followers (2022)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 1,768
Bangladesh average
 872
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 1,443
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 1,064
Followers (2022)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 54,465
Bangladesh average
 11,403
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 46,478

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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