Name: Dr Mahbubur Rahman
University of London
Research Title: Transmission of Avian Influenza A from animal to human at the human-animal interface in Bangladesh.
Funded by: ZELS (Zoonoses and Emerging Livestock Systems), a joint research initiative between Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Department for International Development (DFID), Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC), Medical Research Council (MRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Research conducted by:
Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in Bangladesh and Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in Bangladesh.
Study period: 2017 - 2018.
Study sites: Live Bird Markets in Dhaka and Chittagong City Corporations