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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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This  Centre 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.


The 18th Cambridge Immunology Forum – 'Tissue-Resident Immunity'

Sep 27th, 2017, 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM, Queens' College Cambridge.

The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age 

Professor Robert Wachter, M.D. Professor of Medicine,Department of Medicine, University of California,

8th November Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE 5.30pm for 6.00pm start

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