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An ORS/zinc co-pack in Zambia. Credit: ColaLife
Feb 02, 2022
A new advocacy alliance aims to accelerate access to ORS and zinc through co-packaging, awareness-raising, and removing barriers to implementation.
Bifidobacterium image
Dec 16, 2021
Beneficial bacteria in an infant's gut - fed by breast milk - are key to helping fight infections such as diarrhea.
Waiting room at a health clinic in Kenya
Dec 09, 2021
Primary health care includes basic child health tools like immunization, oral rehydration solution, and health education for parents.
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Nov 19, 2021
DefeatDD joins the Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Alliance's podcast to discuss sanitation with Pipe Dreams author Chelsea Wald.
Nov 17, 2021
The 2021 Pneumonia & Diarrhea Progress Report highlights how countries have fallen behind in routine vaccinations during the pandemic.
Baby in Kenya receives oral rotavirus vaccine
Nov 15, 2021
Pandemic disruptions pose an unprecedented challenge on rotavirus vaccination efforts in Africa, but countries are still making progress.
Image of Pipe Dreams book cover
Nov 10, 2021
Note from DefeatDD: Our current sanitation systems are insufficient for the challenges of the future. The supposed “gold standard” of sewered sanitation protects against disease but wastes water and energy and requires expensive maintenance. Too few
Annet Onyamasi (left) administers an oral rotavirus vaccine to an infant in Khwisero, Kenya. PATH/Anthony Karumba
Nov 04, 2021
The Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies (ROTA) celebrates rotavirus vaccine access champions in Africa.
Healthcare worker fills a syringe for injection
Oct 27, 2021
New rotavirus vaccine approaches such as injectable next-generation rotavirus vaccines (iNGRVs) may address barriers to rotavirus vaccine uptake and access.
Hadija and her granddaughter
Oct 26, 2021
Hadija, an entrepreneur, mother, and grandmother of four (pictured above), has lived in Kenya’s capital Nairobi for over 30 years. She loves the cultural diversity and numerous business opportunities the city offers her. On the other hand, she is