Symposium in Vietnam to Discuss Integrated Approach to Defeating Diarrheal Disease, a Leading Cause of Child Death Worldwide and in the Asian Region

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Tue, 11/09/2010


On November 10-11, 2010, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health, National Pediatric Hospital, and PATH will conduct a regional workshop for health leaders in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss diarrheal disease solutions for Asia and lessons learned from current initiatives. Vietnam’s Ministry of Health recently unveiled new national “Guidelines for Management of Diarrheal Disease in Children,” reinforcing the government’s commitment to saving children’s lives by preventing diarrhea‐related illness.

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To learn more about PATH's work on diarrheal disease in Vietnam, read our fact sheet.