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    Urban bias keeps doctors off villages: study

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:00am on July 21, 2019

    Doctors in Bangladesh are highly urban centric while majority of the population live in rural areas, says a study of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal...

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    HC wants WASA explanation

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 04:52pm on July 07, 2019

    The High Court Division on Sunday directed the Dwasa to explain in two weeks why it supplies bacteria contaminated drinking water to consumers. A study...

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    People in Bangladesh capital at high risk of viral infections

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:20am on May 09, 2019

    ‘Alarming presence’ of three enteric viruses in Bangladesh capital’s sewage water created the risk of the viruses getting released in the environment putting public life...

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    Number of diarrhoea patients on rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on May 03, 2019

    The number of diarrhoea patients continued to rise in the capital and elsewhere in the country amid summer’s heat wave.The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease...

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    ICDDR,B lauded for preventing cholera in Rohingya refugees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:12pm on March 21, 2019

    Public health experts on Thursday lauded ICDDR,B for its effort on preventing cholera outbreak in Rohingya refugees camps and said it was the...

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    ICDDR,B develops rapid cholera diagnosis kit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:44pm on March 12, 2019

    Scientists working with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh have developed a dipstick named Cholkit for rapid, early and effective diagnosis of cholera....