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

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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COVID-19 diagnosis at ideSHi

Register for an at-home COVID-19 RT-PCR test here.   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 […]

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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

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

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

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

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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