Asthma & Allergy

Out door services :
In Bangladesh there are millions of patients suffer from Asthma, Other Allergic disease, environmental disorders, immunological disorders etc. IACIB has been working on these disorders. IACIB has introduced health card system for registration of patient attending IACIB and its different service centers. IACIB has enlisted more than 40,000 patient suffering from Asthma, various allergic diseases and immunological disorders for consultation, diagnostic, therapeutic and prophylactic services.

Allergy test and Immunotherphy :
IACIB has introduced in 1989 (Long before registration of IACIB) for the first time in Bangladesh the “Allergy Test” for allergen detection in various allergic diseases and doing hyposensitisation / immunotheraphy. On allergy test it is seen that most patients suffer from house dust, mite allergy. Food allergy is negligible.

Immunological Investigations :
Since its inception IACIB has introduced for the first time in Bangladesh various modern immunological investigations as immuno-diagnosis of tuberculosis from body fluids, immuno-chromatographic test (ICT) for Filaria, Malaria, Dengue, Tuberculosis (TB) and Immuno diagnostic test for infertility / anti -sperm antibody etc.

IEC activity :
In addition to other IEC activities IACIB conducted some seminar and television discussion on Asthma and allergic diseases, environmental pollution, modern immunological investigations on Filaria, Malaria, Dengue, Tuberculosis, allergic diseases etc. for social mobilization on control of these diseases. There is a need to support to establish service centers through out the country for control of environmental disorders.

Support:
There is a need to support to establish service centers through out the country for control of environmental disorders, isolation of Allergens in various parts of the country, local production of diagnostic and therapeutic Allergens, immuno-diagnostic keeds, research in field of immunology and immuno therapy etc.