On March 31, 2010, the Government of Kenya stepped out as a regional leader in the renewed fight against DD—unveiling an updated national policy to manage and control diarrheal disease. The policy, which highlights traditional and new interventions like ORS, breastfeeding, zinc, hygiene, and forthcoming interventions including rotavirus vaccines, shows Kenya’s commitment to addressing diarrheal disease through a comprehensive approach.
The event in Nairobi will formally launch the new national policy brought together policymakers and the health community to redouble the commitment to prevent diarrhea and save lives throughout the country.
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Media Coverage Highlights:
Kenya Launches Renewed Effort to Control Killer of Young Children
Voice of America
Combatting Diarrheal Disease, A Killer Of Kenyan Children: Policy Unveiled
Medical News Today