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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
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.