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
Diarrhoeal disease and subsequent risk of death in infants and children residing in low-income and middle-income countries: analysis of the GEMS case-control study and 12-month GEMS-1A follow-on study
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
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
Nov 16, 2019
This World Toilet Day, we’re calling on sanitation and UHC advocates to join forces at the global, national, and local level. Our message is that health for all is impossible without sanitation for all. We need a universal health revo-LOO-tion.
Nov 13, 2019
Pneumonia and diarrhea are responsible for nearly one in every four deaths among children under 5, accounting for more than 1.2 million young lives lost in 2017 alone. The 2019 Pneumonia & Diarrhea Progress Report Card by the International
Nov 13, 2019
The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: ensuring that the health of a child born today is not defined by a changing climate
Children in poor regions will be most affected by climate change-induced diarrheal diseases, via mechanisms such as flooding and the subsequent waterborne illnesses it causes; drought, which reduces availability of nutritious food and can affect
Oct 30, 2019
Quantifying risks and interventions that have affected the burden of diarrhoea among children younger than 5 years: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
This paper in The Lancet takes a deep dive to quantify trends and effects of risk factors, interventions, and broader socio-demographic development on diarrhea mortality changes in 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Read the full
Sep 27, 2019
Heterogeneity in Potential Impact and Cost-effectiveness of ETEC and Shigella Vaccination in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries
This analysis shows that the impact and cost-effectiveness of ETEC and Shigella vaccines are more favorable if vaccinations reach the most vulnerable children in underserved provinces. Read the full article.
Aug 28, 2019
This toolkit helps health programs work with the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community. It provides a set of tools based on real-life examples of building partnerships, mobilising resources, and designing, implementing, and evaluating