Jun 29, 2018
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe and fatal childhood diarrhea around the world. ROTAVAC®, a new low-cost rotavirus vaccine, was developed through an innovative and multisectoral global partnership.
Jun 01, 2018
This page lists some top-line statistics about diarrheal disease burden as well the status of intervention coverage. Read the full webpage.
May 25, 2018
Nurturing Care for Early Child Development :A Framework for Helping Children Survive and Thrive to Transform Health and Human Potential
Launched at the 71st World Health Assembly, the Nurturing Care Framework provides an evidence-based roadmap for action and outlines how early childhood development (ECD) policies and services can support parents, families, other caregivers and
May 16, 2018
This report from UNICEF shares new analysis on breastfeeding practices around the world and sets out key recommendations for governments, the private sector, civil society and communities in low-, middle- and high-income countries to increase
May 09, 2018
On May 2nd in Washington, DC, the DefeatDD team hosted our first event of its kind: “Take the Plunge: A Pop-up Experience to Help Children Thrive.” Visitors experienced interactive learning stations from the Global Handwashing Partnership, Shot
May 08, 2018
Investing in integrated actions in the early years of a child’s life creates a positive cycle that builds human capital, strengthens economies, reduces future healthcare costs and contributes to national development. New analysis by WaterAid and
May 02, 2018
We've made tremendous progress against diarrheal disease, a leading killer of children around the world, but far too many children struggle with the long-term health consequences of repeated infections. So what can you do? Join the movement to raise
Apr 10, 2018
This video series is an introduction to rotavirus and the journey of ROTAVAC, an India-made rotavirus vaccine produced in partnership with PATH.
Apr 10, 2018
Here, we debunk the common myths that allow diarrheal disease to continue wreak havoc in poor communities, under the radar.