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Smiling Malawian family with an infant
Aug 14, 2018
Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrheal disease among infants and young children in all countries. Despite improvements in sanitation and case management, rotavirus still caused 215,000 child deaths in 2013, with 121,000 of these in Africa.
Jul 25, 2018
When a child has diarrhea, parents and other caregivers find themselves asking a lot of questions. Should I take care of my child Jul 17, 2013
Jul 12, 2018
“Cryptosporidium is a leading cause of severe diarrheal disease in children under the age of five.”   Sep 16, 2016 DefeatDD
Jun 20, 2018
From left to right: Laura Kallen, PATH; Roma Chilengi, CIDRZ; Hope Randall, PATH. See more photo booth images here.   Is advocacy my job?   That question was asked by presenter Dr. Roma Chilengi from the Centre for Infectious Disease Research,
Jun 06, 2018
The inaugural 2016 VASE Conference saw the debut of the vaccine superhero; a new DefeatDD photo booth will make an appearance next week.    Jun 01
May 30, 2018
If you have blood type A, you may be more at risk of diarrhea from enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC). This finding was just published in a human challenge model study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation—and it has potentially widespread
May 23, 2018
Do you know who enjoys a good conversation about poop?  Preschoolers. As they learn to use the toilet, flush, and wash their hands, talking about poop seems to become a topic for any time of day. It may just be my preschooler, but he’s obsessed. He
May 14, 2018
Diarrheal disease is a disease of poverty. Though preventable, it continues to devastate families and communities around the world as a result of systematic inaccessibility of medical, social, and economic resources. ARCHIVE Global’s objective is to
May 08, 2018
  Six-year-old Mamisoa gathers water at one of the three new fountains in his village in Mangasoavina commune, Madagascar. Photo: WaterAid/ Ernest Randriarimalala.     “No to fragmentation and isolated action, Yes to synergy, harmonisation and
May 04, 2018
    Our event partner, NJI Media, filled the technicolor toilet-shaped void in our hearts that we didn’t know we had.   Silliness and substance: these are our twin priorities at DefeatDD. Breaking the poo taboo requires some creative