CDC in Bangladesh

CDC in Bangladesh

CDC has been collaborating with Bangladesh for the past 40 years—most recently to strengthen the country’s capacity to detect emerging infectious diseases and to provide training and other interventions to partners. In 2012, CDC designated Bangladesh as a CDC Global Disease Detection Center for enhancing global health security for rapid detection and response to infectious diseases.

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Bangladesh at a Glance

Population: 166,208,7120
Per capita income: $2,100
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 68/72 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 45/1000 live births

Central Intelligence Agency, The World Factbook, 2014

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Top 10 Causes of Death

Source: GBD Compare, 2010

  1. Cancer 13%
  2. Lower Respiratory Infections 7%
  3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 7%
  4. Ischemic Heart Disease 6%
  5. Stroke 5%
  6. Preterm Birth Complications 4%
  7. Tuberculosis 3%
  8. Neonatal Encephalopathy 3%
  9. Diabetes 3%
  10. Cirrhosis 3%

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