Maksudur Rahman

Nurse speaking to patient
May 23, 2024
Florence Kamando provides cholera prevention information in a displacement camp in Goma, DRC. Photo: PATH/Ley Uwera. Cholera, a bacterial disease that leads to rapid dehydration, has afflicted humanity for centuries. Left untreated, it can be fatal
Apr 23, 2024
A young boy who has received a vaccine. Photo: #HumanlyPossible Campaign.    Sometimes we overlook the everyday tools that keep us safe and healthy. For many of us, it’s easy to overlook the impact of vaccination, which has saved and improved
Feb 14, 2024
European scientists said 2023 was the hottest year ever recorded, and 2024 is predicted to surpass it. The global temperature exceeded 2°C above pre-industrial levels on November 17th last year. These events of temperature rise warn us of the dire
Nov 22, 2023
Symbol of World Toilet Day 2023. Photo: UN-Water.  World Toilet Day might be over, but the UN Water logo of the dedicated hummingbird from the ancient story is still flapping its wings, reminding us of what we announced at the UN Water Conference
Oct 13, 2023
Poor families can struggle to afford staple foods, let alone nutrient-rich foods like vegetables, when prices increases. Photo: PATH.   In this time of post-pandemic economic recovery, many countries are confronting concurrent multiple challenges
Jun 29, 2023
Families collect water in a displacement camp outside Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where they were forced to flee after a volcanic eruption. Photo: PATH/Ley Uwera.    US scientists have confirmed that a weather event known as El Niño
Man holding a set of oral vaccine vials
Apr 25, 2023
Health supervisor Joseph Muhisi holding oral cholera vaccine outside a displacement camp in Nyiragongo outside the city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: PATH/Ley Uwera. The latest published UNICEF’s State of the World's Children (SOWC
A boy is taking a bath in the Mohammadpur slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Mar 23, 2023
A boy is taking a bath in the Mohammadpur slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh. ​​​Photo: Maksudur Rahman How much water does a four-member family in a slum in Bangladesh use daily? Or how do millions of people in the Horn of Africa region live during this
Young Indian girl stands amongst other seated children
Mar 13, 2023
Photo: PATH.  Rotavirus has the potential to impact every child in every country, rich or poor, regardless of access to safe water and sanitation. But the majority of deaths from rotavirus occur in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia in
Black and white photo of a girl with a water can
Feb 16, 2023
Photo: PATH. Cholera is a major global health threat, affecting communities in endemic countries where access to safe water and adequate sanitation is limited. Despite significant progress in reducing the number of cholera cases and deaths, the
Dr. Qadri
Feb 08, 2023
One of the scientific titans in the cholera vaccine area is Dr. Firdausi Qadri. She has played a crucial role in the clinical development, evaluation, global introduction, and advocacy of oral cholera vaccines (OCV). She oversees  a large group of