ideSHi in collaboration with First Security Islami Bank Ltd. conducted its 21st thalassemia awareness program on 10th September 2022, at Matlab (North) Upazila Health Complex among the Community Health Care Providers (CHCP), Health Inspectors, Assistant Health Inspectors, Nurses, Midwives, Doctors. The program aimed to raise the awareness regarding thalassemia and enhance capacity building within healthcare providers. […]
To continue our battle against thalassemia, ideSHi hosted 20th awareness program in collaboration with First Security Islami Bank Ltd at Fazlul Huq Muslim Hall, University of Dhaka on 13th August 2022. During the program, Dr. Firdausi Qadri addressed thalassemia as a silent killer and talked about the necessary steps we should take to prevent the […]
ideSHi has identified two SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sublineage which have been detected in patients from Dhaka city between August to September, 2022. These two include BA.2.75 and BA.2.10.1 (also designated as BJ1). These were first identified in India in May 2022. At present, BA.2.75 is the most dominant subvariant in India while BJ1 has also been […]
Oral Cholera Vaccine (Cholvax) is available at ideSHi for the Hajj pilgrims as per direction by the Bangladesh Haj Management Portal, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Dr. Sharmin Akhter Zahan, a global health professional, joined ideSHi, as its Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she was Head of Ecosystem and Business Development at Digital Healthcare Solutions and Telenor Health AS of Grameen. Dr. Zahan is trained in Medicine, Public Health, and Global Health with almost 20 years’ experience at local and international level. […]
Diagnosis of infectious diseases is the prerequisite for proper treatment. Determining correctly the presence, absence, or evidence of previous existence of pathogens like viruses, bacteria, fungi and other parasites can make the difference between losing and saving a patient. When it comes to areas of diagnostics, microbiology is a major discipline. Every day across the […]
Dr. Daniel Leung and his colleagues from the University of Utah with ideSHi members, including lead Dr. Firdausi Qadri in the SS Qadri Conference Room.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh is part of the global coronavirus disease pandemic which is caused by SARS-CoV-2. The virus was first identified in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020. Since then, it has spread over the whole country, with the number of infections rising steadily. As the most impacted country in South Asia after India, […]
ideSHi and First Security Islami Bank Ltd. collaborated to host a ‘Thalassemia Awareness and Free Carrier Screening Program’ at HMBD Learning Center at Camp-13 in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar on the 10th to 12th of March.