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Oct 13, 2010
What will you do to mark the occasion?Last year, Global Handwashing Day was celebrated by over 200 million school children around the world. Find out how you can join by celebrating at your school, organization or community this Friday, October 15.
Oct 06, 2010
Two weeks ago, the critical importance of access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) was discussed in several high-visibility forums.Melinda French Gates specifically targeted sanitation as one of the primary ways to improve health during
Sep 30, 2010
In sub-Saharan and East Africa, inside places like Mozambique and Zambia, owners of some of the most horrifying mortality statistics in the world...
Sep 27, 2010
What would you buy with a food budget of $34.33 for 7 days?
Sep 16, 2010
Today's topic: MDG 7 There are 5 more years to go until the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, and investment in diarrheal disease control can make a major contribution.
Sep 13, 2010
Stockholm September 10 - This week thousands of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) experts and hundreds of members of the media came together in Stockholm for World Water Week to discuss solutions to the world WASH challenge.
Sep 08, 2010
With the devastating flooding in Pakistan, health and aid officials are once again sounding the global alarm to prevent outbreaks of diarrhea.WHO projects that up to 1.5 million cases of diarrheal diseases could occur in Pakistan over the next three
Sep 02, 2010
I vividly remember the night, nine years ago, when I franticly rushed my 9 month old son to Nairobi hospital due to a bad bout of diarrhea.
Sep 01, 2010
In the time it takes you to read this post, another eight children in developing countries will have died from water-related illnesses.That, I think we can all agree, is no way to start the school year.
Aug 27, 2010
Picture the complicated everyday life of a mother in a developing country. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked audience members to call up this mental image as she discussed the President's Global Health Initiative last week, and its aim to be