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

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, […]

Continue reading

ideSHi Board of Governers meet to form an Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Formation Meeting_compressed

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, […]

Continue reading

ideSHi talks with ATGC Diagnostics India

Indian Delegation_compressed

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 […]

Continue reading