THE SOLUTIONS

Simple and proven tools can prevent and treat diarrhea, and integrating them achieves the greatest impact. 

THE SOLUTIONS

We can save more than half a million children’s lives from diarrheal disease each year – and protect them against the long-term harm of repeated infections – with simple, inexpensive solutions that are available today. Vaccines, ORS and zinc, WASH, breastfeeding, and innovative research work best when they work together. We need greater investments in these solutions and in integrated policies to ensure holistic protection against diarrheal disease.

A GLOBAL MOVEMENT

If we can't talk about it, we can't defeat it. Help us bring many voices together to break the poo taboo.

The Blog

Dec 05, 2018
I see the GFF as an opportunity for us to come together as Kenyans to respond as a community across a continuum of needs.
Nov 28, 2018
Think back to the last time you visited a doctor’s office or a hospital. Was clean drinking water available?
A group of children holds a ball. Photo: PATH/Teresa Guillien
Nov 19, 2018
In the game of cricket and in most sports, the all-star players are the ones who are best at teamwork. I was the captain of the cricket team at my
Nov 12, 2018
The solutions are simple, but they are multiple, and they are only as good as the level of awareness about them.
Oct 10, 2018
Blog originally posted on Crowd 360.   If you’re reading this post, chances are you have grown up with the familiar injunction to wash our hands,
Sep 27, 2018
ROTASIIL® is the first thermostable rotavirus vaccine to be approved by the World Health Organization.
Sep 10, 2018
It isn’t fair that children be saved just to lose out on a happy, healthy life.
The 13th International Rotavirus Symposium brought together 280 rotavirus experts in Minsk, Belarus from 29-31 August, 2018.
Sep 07, 2018
Vaccines against rotavirus, the leading cause of severe and fatal diarrhea in young children worldwide, are a stunning global public health success
Aug 22, 2018
Diarrhea. It is often the stuff of comedy, a dreaded first date woe, or an uncomfortable inconvenience after indulging in too much guac.  
Smiling Malawian family with an infant
Aug 14, 2018
We hope our findings in Malawi will encourage all countries to introduce rotavirus vaccines.
Jul 25, 2018
As these data show, we cannot focus solely on the public sector if we’re going to make a meaningful impact.
Jul 12, 2018
The real problem is that poor nutrition during the first five years of life has life-long consequences.
Jun 20, 2018
Well, whose job is it if it isn’t yours?
Jun 06, 2018
About half a million children still die due to diarrhea each year.

RESOURCES

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Video
When the floods came and privacy and safety were harder to find, the Kumar family decided to take out a loan and build a toilet instead This video won a Silver Telly Award in the Online category…

Diarrhea kills half a million children each year. Awareness is the first step to action.

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Where health care is hard to reach, vaccines are the best protection against severe diarrhea.

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If all parents had access to ORS, diarrhea deaths would drop by a staggering 93%.

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We can save more lives from diarrhea by combining all available tools.

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