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Teresa holds her son Vusi as he receives rotavirus vaccine
Mar 04, 2021
As a new mother in Zambia, Teresa wasn’t sure why her son kept getting severe diarrhea. In fact, he was so sick – and so often – that she was afraid he would die.  “It was so severe we didn’t even know what to do. I would say it was near to death
Photograph collage of children
Feb 23, 2021
Kids say the darnedest - and most inspiring - things.
Dr. Rubhana Raqib with science graphics
Feb 10, 2021
Dr. Rubhana Raqib, one of a record number of women inducted into the World Academy of Science, share how she became a scientist and what advice she has for girls who want to follow in her footsteps.
Mother in Vietnam helps children wash hands
Feb 01, 2021
We're taking health and WASH sector collaboration to the next level.
Dr. Alaullah Shiekh in the Fleckenstein lab at Washington University in St. Louis
Jan 21, 2021
Photo: Dr. Alaullah Shiekh, a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. James Fleckenstein’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis, is hard at work analyzing images of ETEC’s effects on the human gut.  
Cryptosporidium description
Jan 11, 2021
Although Cryptosporidium is now identified as one of the leading causes of diarrheal disease among young children, this is a fairly recent development. Cryptosporidium (or Crypto) was first recognized as a human pathogen in the 1970s, but it wasn’t
Infant receives ROTAVAC in India. Monica Tiwari/IVAC
Dec 22, 2020
Even in this crazy year, we managed to make some progress against the deadliest form of childhood diarrhea.
Palestinian Ministry of Health case log book
Dec 16, 2020
Conducting an economic evaluation of a switch from ROTARIX to ROTAVAC allowed the Palestinian Ministry of Health to validate the payoff of its decision.
Mother holds smiling child at an ORS clinic in Cambodia.
Dec 09, 2020
When one child dies of diarrhea, it reflects a collective failure. We can no longer go back to the status quo; we need universal health coverage now.
Infant girl receives oral rehydration solution (ORS) at a clinic in Cambodia.
Nov 23, 2020
Existing tools - WASH, vaccines, and ORS+zinc - can help prevent and treat diarrhea infections with no need for antibiotics.