“Global Health Fellowship” at ideSHi to strengthen capacity and create opportunities

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In honour of Dr. Jason B. Harris – a scientist, pediatrician, and father who has applied the tools of science to make children healthier in Bangladesh and around the world, ideSHi announced the “Global Health Fellowship”. The fellowship will support a candidate, who would not otherwise have such an opportunity, to work at ideSHi for one year. The […]

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How ideSHi is helping in the diagnosis of COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 pandemic puts an enormous strain on world public health infrastructures, public health professionals face a challenge unprecedented since the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. Scientists from around the globe has responded with openness and unparalleled speed, investigating the SARS-CoV-2 virus aiming at developing new diagnostic technologies, treatments, and tools for researchers. Researchers at […]

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A three member delegation from Christophe Mérieux Laboratory, Beijing visits ideSHi


One of the key members of GABRIEL Research Network, Christophe Mérieux Laboratory, Beijing functioning within Institute of Pathogen Biology (IPB) & Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) sent a three member delegation led by Professor Lili Ren, Professor Zichun Xiang and Xiao Yan to visit ideSHi. The visit took place between 23 and 25 August 2019 with […]

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Dissemination program on diagnostic/screening facilities for inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) and other genetic disorders


ideSHi along with the directorate general of health services and ministry of health and family welfare arranged a dissemination workshop on diagnostic/screening facilities for inborn errors of metabolism and other genetic disorders. The event took place on 30 July 2019 in the conference room of Shastho Bhaban (New DGHS building), Mohakhali. Dr. Md. Shamsul Haque, […]

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ideSHi Board of Governers meet to form an Advisory Committee

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The members of the Board of Governers of ideSHi met on 6 July, 2019 to form a 7 member advisory committee. The newly formed Advisory Committee includes eminent leaders of health and sciences in Bangladesh, namely Professor Dr. Quazi Deen Mohammed Director, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital (NINS); Professor Dr. Mohammod Shahidullah, Department of Neonatology, […]

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ideSHi talks with ATGC Diagnostics India

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A three member delegation from ATGC Diagnostics, India consisting of Professor Siddhartha Roy, Professor Susanta Roy Chowdhury, and Dr. Syed Nazrul Kabir visited ideSHi between 28-30 June, 2019 to discuss collaboration between ideSHi and ATGC Diagnostics for diagnosis of cancer and genetic disorders in Bangladesh. Among others were present Professor Mofizur Rahman and Professor Sufi […]

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ideSHi Launches Advanced Training Workshop on Molecular Techniques

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Starting from March 2019 ideSHi is offering an elaborate training program on molecular techniques for any interested individual. The training curriculum include DNA extration from Human specimen and clinical bacterial isolates, conventional PCR, gel electrophoresis, gel documentation, image analysis and data interpretation, real-time PCR followed by high resolution melt curve analysis, and reverse transcription PCR. […]

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Her Excellency, the Ambassador of France, Marie-Annick Bourdin and Alain Mérieux Inaugurate Extended Premises of ideSHi

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ideSHi celebrates the official inauguration of its extended facilities at Hosaf High Tower (8 th Floor), 09 Mohakhali Commercial Area, Dhaka 1212 on 6 November, 2018 as carried out jointly by her excellency, the Ambassador of France, Marie-Annick Bourdin and the magnanimous President of Fondation Merieux, Alain Merieux who was accompanied by Dr. Robert Sebbag, a […]

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Lower Respiratory Infections (LARI) Etiology research among forcibly displaced Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhia


1 The most recent influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh began following attacks at Myanmar security forces in August 2017. By October 2017, well over half a million Rohingya refugees had crossed border from Myanmar to enter Bangladesh since the attacks. More than half of all these refugees were children and women including a high number of pregnant and lactating women. […]

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