For the last 25 years, Dr. Firdausi Qadri, an immunologist and infectious disease researcher in Bangladesh, has been working to protect entire communities from cholera epidemics.
She is an inspiration and I am honored to call her a friend and a colleague. Take time to read about . A hero in the fight against the world’s longest-running pandemic via
A pioneering hero in the long fight against the cholera #pandemic, icddr,b's Dr Firdausi #Qadri has spent the last 25 years advocating for an affordable #vaccine to save lives from #cholera. Today, her fight has been acknowledged by Bill Gates. Read more
Every year, cholera outbreaks affect 4 million people and lead to as many as 130,000 deaths. Dr. Firdausi Qadri has spent 25 years advocating for an affordable vaccine to save lives from cholera. 💉 As we face #COVID19, we can learn from her experience. 💭
Fantastic spotlight on Dr. Firdausi Qadri, a pioneer in preventative approaches for cholera. In 2017, she led the successful oral vaccine campaign in the Rohingya refugee camps, preventing a cholera outbreak and saving countless lives.
A hero in the fight against the world’s longest-running pandemic via
Le choléra, une maladie diarrhéique mortelle, a tué des millions de personnes au cours des 200 dernières années. Comme le note , l'introduction du vaccin oral contre le choléra a été révolutionnaire dans la lutte contre cette maladie
A hero in the long fight against the cholera pandemic, Dr. Firdausi Qadri’s work has helped make safe, affordable oral cholera vaccines available around the world. #EndCholera