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Jun 27, 2020
In this series, the Center for Global Development provides an overview of modeling data to help policymakers understand the many indirect impacts of the COVID-19 response, both on other disease areas and on health systems.  The key takeaway: "The
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Graph of baseline and additional child deaths
May 12, 2020
Although mortality rates for COVID-19 appear to be low in children and in women of reproductive age, these groups might be disproportionately affected by the disruption of routine health services, especially childbirth care and essential medicines,
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Subnational disease burden map
May 06, 2020
IHME's estimates, published in The Lancet, show that while diarrhea mortality has declined from 2000-2017, uneven subnational burden remains an important factor for policymakers to consider as they target interventions.   Read the full article
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May 06, 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
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May 06, 2020
In The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, the Virtual Collaborative Network of Human Milk Banks and Associations called on global policy leaders and funding agencies to prioritize four high-impact areas: (1) ensure neonatal nutrition is an
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Graph demonstrating cost-effectiveness acceptability curve - government perspective
Feb 05, 2020
Rotavirus vaccines are cost-effective. But a new study by PATH and partners helps policymakers decide among the options using important variables beyond price.  This example demonstrates ways in which countries should consider systematically
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Jan 16, 2020
Vaccines and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are both necessary to provide communities with comprehensive protection from disease. When both are present, they work even better. Learn more.  Access different formats (.gif, .mp4) of the graphic
Dec 23, 2019
A follow-on analysis of the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS), published in The Lancet Global Health, finds that the risk of death is increased following moderate-to-severe diarrhea and, to a lesser extent, less-severe diarrhea. Considering
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Dec 04, 2019
This toolkit from the WASH in Health Care Facilities initiative, led by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, walks through the steps to develop an advocacy strategy for improving water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in health care facilities.
Nov 17, 2019
Millions of children’s lives have been saved by protecting them against diarrheal disease, yet it remains a leading killer of children under five years of age worldwide. By raising awareness about integrated prevention and treatment solutions, we
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