Enteric and Respiratory Diseases Research with Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Cox’s Bazar

Untitled design (17)

A project titled “Fighting Covid-19 in Bangladeshi and Rohingya populations with endemic bacterial diarrhoea and antimicrobial resistance” is being conducted in parallel by ideSHi, IEDCR, icddr,b and University of Nottingham. The aim is to gather data from Bangladeshi and Rohingya COVID-19 patients on the severity of viral infection, pre-existing enteric bacterial infections, treatment, course of […]

Continue reading

Circular for Global Health Fellow 2021 at ideSHi

Working for the Institute for developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi) offers a unique opportunity to gain scientific experience and develop skills in the research sector. In collaboration with Jason B Harris and Regina C LaRocque laboratory from Mass General Hospital, USA, ideSHi has issued a circular for Global Health Fellow in Bangladesh tenable from 1st of September, […]

Continue reading

Announcing the “Global Health Fellowship” at ideSHi

Untitled design (11)

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 […]

Continue reading

How ideSHi is helping in diagnosis of COVID-19

BeFunky-collage (1)

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 […]

Continue reading

Dr. Firdausi Qadri named for 22nd L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

FQ_no Space_nol

On occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO on 11 February 2020 announced the names of five winners for the 22nd L’Oréal-Unesco for Women in Science Awards. Dr. Firdausi Qadri, an eminent scientist, well known for leading the Mucosal Immunology and Vaccinology Unit of the Infectious Diseases […]

Continue reading

South Asian Monitor reports rising risk of Thalassemia in Bangladesh and ideSHi’s role in fighting the risk


“While thalassaemia poses as a big health threat, Bangladesh remains unprepared to deal with the disorder. The government has declared that it will eliminate thalassaemia in the country within 10 years, yet it has no preparation in this regard whatsoever.  They have the slogan ‘No thalassaemia in Bangladesh by 2028’, which concerned persons see as […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading