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The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

ICCDRBThe International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh is a research facility of international renown with pioneering expertise in the design and use of Oral Rehydration Therapy, one of the simplest and cheapest interventions for the treatment of dehydration as a consequence of Diarrhea. This intervention  has saved millions of lives worldwide. Amongst other notable research, ICCDRB is a centre of expertise for the treatment of Cholera and Shigella and is responsible for The Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) established in 1963. With the epidemiological transition from infectious to non-communicable diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries ICCDRB is increasingly involved with associated research and is collaboration with Prof John Danesh and the Wellcome Trust-Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research with the Bangladesh Risk of Acute Vascular Events (BRAVE) study.

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The Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research is funded by the Wellcome Trust. In close collaboration with The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, it supports researchers working in public health and tropical medicine to develop their careers, and foster interchange between institutions in the UK and those based in low- and middle-income countries.

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Events Guide

We have numerous Global Health and Cambridge Africa events. All University public events can be seen at 

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Talks at Cambridge (Immunology and Medicine)

Cambridge Africa Events

Immunology Events

Infectious Diseases