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Nov 16, 2020
Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) were some of the original building blocks of primary healthcare.
Mother holds infant daughter while receiving rotavirus vaccine
Nov 12, 2020
Children living in communities that already bear a disproportionate burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease must now also content with the impacts of COVID-19.
Infant Vusi Jeri receives oral rotavirus vaccine in Zambia
Oct 29, 2020
In a study from Zambia, poor nutrition appears to protect children from rotavirus infection. It's a mystery that begs for more research.
Mother with Kit Yamoyo
Oct 28, 2020
New resource provides a how-to guide for accelerating country uptake of WHO's recommended childhood diarrhea treatment.
Scientist fills assay plate with sample
Oct 21, 2020
A new laboratory diagnostic tool can help identify environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) in children.
Boy washes his hands at a health clinic in Zambia. PATH/Gareth Bentley
Oct 13, 2020
In the time of COVID, the future is in our hands. Literally.
Smiling woman surrounded by orange pink and blue paintbrush strokes
Oct 07, 2020
A healthier generation tomorrow depends on raising strong girls today.
A health worker sits at a desk in a clinic in Zambia. PATH/David Jacobs
Sep 29, 2020
When children fall ill with diarrheal disease, the hospital bills can add up—and the indirect costs, too.
Empty toilet paper roll and empty toilet dotted outline
Sep 22, 2020
The tools to shield children from the worst of COVID-19’s indirect effects are tried-and-true tools of child health.
Baby receiving ORS
Sep 10, 2020
Interrupted access to pneumonia and diarrhea medicines could account for almost half of the additional deaths during COVID-19, according to recent estimates.   Child health is at one of the most critical inflection points in recent history. Newly