Anchor Institute Hospital Set to Open

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Global HealthShare member, Moazzem Hossain of the Institute for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Bangladesh (pictured above, foreground right), stands before the newly constructed Neglected Tropical Disease Hospital in Savar, Bangladesh. The hospital is set open during a formal inauguration conference on September 2nd, 2012.

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GHS Member Receives Disease Control Award

Global HealthShare member Dr. Moazzem Hossain (Project Director and Chief Technical Advisor for the Institute for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IACIB) and former Director of Disease Control for the Government of Bangladesh) has received the Vestergaard Frandsen Award from the National Academy of Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases for the South East Asian region. The award highlights Dr. Hossain’s outstanding contributions to the field of communicable diseases and the mechanisms of vector bionomics.

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Team Visits Bangladesh

On March 14th, 2011 Ray, Somen, and Delia attended the 13th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON XIII) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. While there, the team also met with GHS Members Drs. Alam, Tahmeed, and Malay Mridha of the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh to discuss ongoing development of our super-ORS project.
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