Our campaigns elevate the issue of diarrheal disease and connect advocates working across different sectors in support of integrated solutions. Here are a few of our favorites.

Meera teaches handwashing
May 04, 2020
Prevent COVID-19's cascading impacts: lessons from DefeatDD For more than a decade, you’ve worked alongside us to call for a focus on children at the highest risk of deadly infections like diarrheal disease -- as well as pneumonia and other health
Nov 11, 2019
It shouldn’t be revolutionary to say that access to toilets is a basic health intervention. And yet… 1.5 billion people use health facilities that don’t have toilets 2 billion people lack access to safe sanitation, fueling disease outbreaks
Feb 01, 2019
** UPDATE: In July 2019, the World Health Organization set the global norm to deploy a simple, powerful game-changer: the ORS + zinc co-pack. Help us spread the word! ** Now, we need to encourage more countries to follow suit with their own
Aug 01, 2018
  If you are new DefeatDD advocate or know someone who is, these resources are a great place to start.   There are three things we want everyone to know about #2: Diarrhea is a significant, often deadly, source of suffering for children around
Take the Plunge event poster
May 02, 2018
DefeatDD has created a lot of content over the years, from in-the-field videos and playful animations to reports and infographics. So in 2018, we asked ourselves: how can we use the resources we already have to engage new friends, colleagues, and
Group posing in front of a toilet stall photo backdrop
Dec 19, 2017
We tested our toilet stall backdrop (aka, our “Go Kit”) at a Diarrhea Innovations Group (DIG) meeting. The poo emoji stick was a fan favorite. Watch their Toilet Talks and take notes: you just might spot this loo during our event and conference
Oct 01, 2016
  Poo Haiku has a special legacy as DefeatDD’s first social media campaign and is undoubtedly a fan favorite. Whimsical, informative, and an open forum for all sectors to raise their voice, it is the epitome of what our team considers a successful
Oct 01, 2015
We believe the best social media campaigns are resourceful and creative with content, using it to stimulate discussion beyond the interwebs. After two successful Poo Haiku campaigns, we asked ourselves how DefeatDD could make this leap from digital
Mar 01, 2014
  Every year on World Water Day (March 22), we celebrate the lifesaving impact of water, a basic need that connects us all, regardless of where we live. In March 2014, we invited advocates to raise a glass with us.    On behalf of the World Water
  In April 2013, UNICEF and WHO launched the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD), the first-ever plan to tackle the two diseases together and a watershed moment for champions of child health and