Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2017-08-24 00:06:01 BdST
A panel of international jurors selected ICDDR,B for the award for its “innovative approach to solving global health issues impacting the world’s most impoverished communities”, the Foundation said on Wednesday.
International business pioneer Conrad N Hilton, who founded Hilton Hotels, established this foundation in 1944.
Based in Dhaka, ICDDR, B is best known for its development of Oral Rehydration Solution, which treats the symptoms of diarrheal disease connected to cholera and has saved tens of millions of lives.