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Boy in Kenya gathers water from a well
Oct 13, 2021
Climate change makes efforts to increase access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene more urgent than ever.
Laboratory technician in Kenya looks in a microscope
Oct 06, 2021
The VASE Virtual Symposium featured updates on disease burden and vaccines against ETEC, Shigella, Cryptosporidium, and Salmonella.
Two bottles of Vitamin A supplements sitting on a counter
Sep 30, 2021
Vitamin A is a key player in diarrhea prevention and treatment - and in child health overall.
A latrine in Ecuador floods after a storm
Sep 21, 2021
Photo: A latrine in Ecuador floods after heavy rains, causing sewage to seep into groundwater. Credit: Karen Levy  
Infant in Gaza receives ROTAVAC from healthcare worker while mother looks on
Sep 15, 2021
Rotavirus, the leading cause of severe childhood diarrheal illness and deaths, represented a significant public health burden in Palestine prior to the introduction of rotavirus vaccination. Surveillance of diarrheal and rotavirus-specific disease
Aug 30, 2021
Experts share insights on the links between climate change, sanitation, and diseases like diarrhea - and how to adapt WASH to meet climate challenges - at a World Water Week virtual session.
A CHW cares for a sick child next to her mother. BRAC Uganda
Aug 24, 2021
ORS and zinc are among the most cost-effective child health interventions available. Simple changes in distribution methods could help ensure that all children benefit.
In which MICs would rotavirus vaccines have the greatest benefit?
Aug 18, 2021
Middle-income countries ineligible for Gavi support have lagged in introducing rotavirus vaccines. Low-cost vaccines offer a cost-effective option for these countries.
Participants view posters at VASE 2018
Aug 09, 2021
As everyone knows, the world has changed considerably in the last 18 months. In March 2020, we were busy getting ready for our third biennial Vaccines Against Shigella and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Conference—known as the VASE
A mother breastfeeds her infant while the father prepares food in the background
Aug 03, 2021
Pandemic disruptions in access to support have caused global breastfeeding rates to fall. More support is urgently needed to protect babies.