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
 27
Global average
 30
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
Staff size
2021
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 4,000
Bangladesh average
 292
Global average
 75
2020
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 4,000
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 4,695
% Female staff
2019
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 49%
Bangladesh average
 41%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2020
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 23%
Bangladesh average
 30%
Global average
 11%
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
 38
Global average
 33
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
 $52,408,523
Global average
 $51,084,618

Social

Likes (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 131,592
Bangladesh average
 24,685
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 82,951
Twitter
Followers (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 20,630
Bangladesh average
 6,017
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 166,000
Subscribers (2021)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 145
Bangladesh average
 735
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 108,000
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 1,064
Bangladesh average
 404
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
 46,478
Bangladesh average
 13,566
Global average
 6,628

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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