News & Events

11 June, 2024

Celebrating 30 Years of Friendship with Prof. Gary Darmstadt

At CHRF, we firmly believe in the power of global collaborations to advance public health and save lives. For three decades, Prof. Gary Darmstadt from...

15 February, 2024

CMOSH & CHRF Sign A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

We are delighted to announce that on February 13, 2024, we expanded our longstanding collaboration with Chattogram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital (CMOSH) with the hopes of saving...

06 February, 2024

BSMMU & CHRF Sign A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Together, BSMMU and CHRF will be working on collaborative research projects to understand public health on a molecular level and drive impactful changes in the...

07 December, 2023

Prof Samir Saha Receives Special Recognition from Sabin Vaccine Institute

Professor Samir Saha, our founder and executive director, received special recognition from the Sabin Vaccine Institute for his 'unwavering dedication to public health and remarkable...

30 November, 2023

CHRF & North South University Sign MoU to Develop Biosensors

August 21, 2023 was a special day as CHRF formally embarked on a collaboration with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of North South University...

30 November, 2023

Science & Storytelling with Dr. Abed Chaudhury at CHRF

At CHRF, we love science and storytelling. For this reason, November 15th was an extremely special day for us as we had the honor of...

24 September, 2023

When Biologists and Physicists Collide!

The 19th of September was a day full of science, with two renowned physicists and esteemed educators spending a whole day at CHRF!

16 August, 2023

Dr. Senjuti Saha Awarded the Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Padak 2023

This is the highest civilian award for women, and Dr. Saha made history as the youngest individual recipient for her contributions in research.

28 May, 2023

"Mastering the art of science communication by Dr. Senjuti Saha" - a 2-day workshop

From aspiring science communicators to communication professionals, we loved having such a diverse cohort as our first batch in May 2023.

30 January, 2023

Dr. Senjuti Saha featured in book published by COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

We are happy to share that CHRF’s Director & Scientist, Dr. Senjuti Saha, has been featured in a book published by COG-UK Consortium!

24 December, 2022

Bangladesh Launch of the 2022 Lancet Countdown Report on Health and Climate

The Child Health Research Foundation, Bangladesh, organized the event with Lancet Countdown.

11 December, 2022

The Lancet Publishes A Perspective Profile on Dr. Senjuti Saha

The Lancet published a perspective profile piece on Dr. Senjuti Saha and our work at CHRF and in Bangladesh.

08 November, 2022

Nature Outlook Highlights Dr. Senjuti Saha’s Leadership in Genomics

Nature highlights how Dr. Saha’s work in Bangladesh is contributing to the worldwide effort in preparing health-care systems for future pandemics.

20 October, 2022

CHRF visits University of Rajshahi for a Symposium

The CHRF team and Director & Scientist, Dr. Senjuti Saha, visit the university for a symposium titled, ‘Bringing technology and public health under one umbrella...

01 October, 2022

Highlighted in Asian Scientist - Dr. Senjuti Saha

CHRF’s Director and Scientist, Dr. Senjuti Saha, was highlighted in Asian Scientist, an award-winning science and technology magazine.

01 October, 2022

CHRF joins Futurenation’s launching ceremony as a partner

CHRF is delighted to have joined the launching ceremony of, 'Graduate Employment in Private Sector Program of Futurenation' as a Partner in Academia.

01 October, 2022

CHRF & Jahangirnagar University sign MoU to provide hands-on genomics training

CHRF & Jahangirnagar University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide hands-on genomics training to final-year undergraduate students.

01 October, 2022

CHRF and University of Chittagong sign MoU to build genomics capacity

CHRF and University of Chittagong also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) where the two institutions agree to exchange knowledge on capacity building.

01 October, 2022

CHRF & BRAC University sign MoU to provide hands-on genomics training

CHRF & BRAC University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide hands-on genomics training to final-year undergraduate students.

01 October, 2022

CHRF partners with WHO for ten-year strategy

CHRF is proud to be a partner of The World Health Organization in its a ten-year strategy on global genomic surveillance.

22 September, 2022

UNDP-CHRF partnership for FutureNation program

UNDP-CHRF partnership to build the next generation of skilled workforce in healthcare.

05 January, 2022

Highlights of 2021

Let’s celebrate all that was achieved by CHRF in the year 2021!

05 January, 2022

Highlights of 2020

From getting highlighted as “Gates Heroes in the Field”, to being the first to sequence SARS-CoV-2 in Bangladesh, to receiving the NextSeq2000 – 2020 was...

02 December, 2021

Prof. Ruhul Amin elected as the President of South Asian Paediatric Association

CHRF is thrilled to share the exciting news of Prof. Dr. Md. Rahul Amin, our very own Treasurer, has been elected as President of of...

01 December, 2021

CHRF awarded by American Society for Microbiology

Dr. Samir K. Saha, Executive Director of Child Health Research Foundation has been selected for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Award for Research in...

01 December, 2021

Dr. Samir K. Saha on the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NiTAG), Bangladesh

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Samir K Saha has become a member of Bangladesh NiTAG (National Immunization Technical Advisory).

01 December, 2021

CHRF receives the prestigious Charles C. Shepard Science Award 2019

In the fall of each year, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) recognizes scientists who have made important...

01 December, 2021

Samir Saha elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Hot off the press – CHRF is beginning 2018 with exciting news!

01 December, 2021

Highlights of 2018

It’s February of 2019 and we are just publishing our Highlights of 2018 – yes we are a little late to the party, but January...

01 December, 2021

Dr. Senjuti Saha of CHRF will present on inequality at Goalkeepers with Bill Gates

It is our absolute pleasure to announce the upcoming presentation of Dr. Senjuti Saha on the heels of the UN General Assembly at the Gates...

01 December, 2021

Dr. Senjuti Saha appointed to serve the Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board for the WHO

Dr. Senjuti Saha of the Child Health Research Foundation has been appointed to serve on the Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB), created by the...

28 November, 2021

Highlights of 2017

2017 at CHRF ended with our annual picnic, which brought together almost all members of the team, celebrating the achievements of 2017, and rooting for...

28 November, 2021

Excellence of CHRF Laboratories: External Quality Assessment

The World Health Organization has been diligently promoting quality of health care at all levels. In 2008, the WHO with its 36 member states formed...