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Cover of Hand Hygiene for All report
Jul 10, 2020
Three billion people – 40% of the world’s population – do not have a place in their homes to wash their hands with water and soap. Three quarters of those who lack access to water and soap live in the world’s poorest countries and are among the most
CGDev article preview
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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Mother giving baby donor break milk
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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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
Map showing modeled estimates of cost of illness for diarrhea in 137 countries
May 05, 2020
Diarrhea treatment can be expensive for both families and governments. While many studies have reported on the cost of illness for diarrhea (encompassing both direct medical costs and indirect costs, such as travel and lost income), empirical data
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USAID modified f diagram
May 01, 2020
There is strong evidence linking safe WASH to health and nutrition, though nutrition is only one of many development outcomes from investment in WASH services. USAID has identified four recommendations for WASH programming that are likely to have
Apr 18, 2020
In 1980, 14 million young children were dying every year in low-income countries – and diarrheal diseases led the count with three million deaths each year. Trials had recently shown that 70 percent of diarrhea deaths could be prevented with oral
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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