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)
 43
Bangladesh average
2021 
Global average
2021 
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof John D. Clemens
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 4,695
Bangladesh average
 1,086
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
49% 
Bangladesh average
40% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 37%
Bangladesh average
 35%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 82,951
Bangladesh average
 33,811
Global average
 24,322
Twitter
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 166,000
Bangladesh average
 80,947
Global average
 15,211
Subscribers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 108,000
Bangladesh average
 18,439
Global average
 5,948
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 1,064
Bangladesh average
 395
Global average
 8,216
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 46,478
Bangladesh average
 12,795
Global average
 6,826

Data notes

Last updated: 22/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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