Free Thalassemia Carrier Screening Camp for month of November at Jagannath University


For November 2018, ideSHi and Rotary Club Dhaka North collaborated to organize the free Thalassemia carrier screening camp at Jagannath University, Dhaka on November 20, 2018. The camp received overwhelming response from the students and faculties alike in collection of specimen for screening. Over 160 individuals volunteered to get themselves tested for carrier status.

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ideSHi signs MOU with Rotary Club Dhaka North (RCDN) for Thalassemia Screening


On 11 November 2018 a MOU was signed between ideSHi and RCDN to carry out free Thalassemia screening program for young people of marriageable age. RCDN and ideSHi will work together to regularly run free Thalassemia screening camps with ideSHi providing the necessary technical expertise, qualified personnel and laboratory facilities to conduct the screening. The President of RCDN […]

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ideSHi at Science for Mankind Research Award 2018


On 9 September, 2018 The EMK  Center, Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology of the University of Dhaka, Dhaka University Science Society, and Relevant Science and Technology Society, Bangladesh joined efforts in introducing the “Science for Mankind Research Award’ aiming to motivate the young generation to pursure career in science. ideSHi participated in the program with […]

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ideSHi Runs Free Thalassemia Carrier Screening Camp at Energy Point, Tejgaon


As part of ideSHi’s monthly Thalassemia carrier screening program a camp was run on 09 September, 2018 organized in partnership with Rotary Club of Dhaka North at Energy Point, Tejgaon, Dhaka. The program was focused upon creating awareness among the employees of the company followed by a Blood specimen collection drive for free carrier screening. […]

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ideSHi at The National Biotechnology Fair, 2018


The National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB) organized the National Biotechnology Fair, 2018 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheater on 7-8 September 2018  in order to create awareness and increase commercialization of Biotechnology in Bangladesh based on education and research. ideSHi participated in the fair and showcased its achievements in the field of biotechnology.

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ideSHi at The Transformers Roadshow: Science, Technology and Innovation Competition


Dr. Md Sazzadul Islam, Adjunct Assistant Scientist at ideSHi presented his idea entitled “Screening for silver resistance genes and identification of plasmid or chromosome-mediated resistance genes of bacterial isolates from burn wounds” at the The Transformers Roadshow: Science, Technology and Innovation Competition which took place on September 8th and 9th, and was organized by the Islamic […]

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Dissemination of Final Report on “Determination of Prevalence of Thalassemia”


The findings obtained from the study “Determination of Prevalence of Thalassemia” was formally shared with the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through a dissemination ceremony held on 11 August, 2018 at the IPH Building Conference Room, Mohakhali , Dhaka. The Director General of DGHS, Professor Dr. Abul Kalam Azad graced the program as the […]

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World Thalassemia Day 2018: ideSHi determines the prevalence of Thalassemia carriers in Bangladesh

Thalassemia Carrier screening

For decades fighting communicable diseases have been the principal focus in Bangladesh. So much so that little attention was put in studying and preventing non-communicable diseases. These non-communicable diseases include inherited genetic disorders that affect a significant portion of the population. Among the noncommunicable diseases, thalassemia is the most common congenital single gene disorder in […]

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