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Aetiology of Neonatal Infection in South Asia (ANISA) Study


Sylhet District, Bangladesh


The Aetiology of Neonatal Infection in South Asia (ANISA) project in Sylhet district, Bangladesh, studied the bacterial and viral causes of and risk factors for newborn and young infant (0-59 days old) infections acquired in the community from 2012-2014.

Study Objectives

  • Design appropriate antibiotic treatment regimens and prevention strategies for infections in newborns and young infants

Key Facts

Principal Investigator

Abdullah H. Baqui, JHSPH

Local Principal Investigator

Dipak Mitra, ICDDR,B


  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Child Health Research Foundation

Study Team

Projahnmo Study Group in Bangladesh