Oct 10, 2017
We know how to prevent deaths and long-term suffering from diarrheal disease.
Oct 09, 2017
Rotavirus vaccines are saving lives and reducing hospital costs, showing us what's possible. Now PATH, icddr,b, and other partners have set their sights on vaccines against other leading diarrheal pathogens like ETEC and Shigella.
Sep 26, 2017
Results from a Phase 3 efficacy study in India of the Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.’s rotavirus vaccine BRV-PV (known as ROTASIIL®) were published in the journal Vaccine. The study showed the vaccine to be safe, well tolerated, and to provide
Sep 12, 2017
Organizations in India are working with children to break the cycle of diarrheal disease.
Sep 05, 2017
The economic impact of childhood acute gastroenteritis on Malawian families and the healthcare system
A study of households in Malawi showed significant financial burden from childhood diarrhea to the healthcare system and to households. Read the full study. Read the DefeatDD blog about the study: "An impossible choice: The dangerous
Aug 24, 2017
This report from Action Against Hunger, SHARE, and WaterAid highlights why WASH is essential for nutrition, and how this integration could be strengthened, through an analysis of nutrition and WASH plans and policies in ten countries. It also
Jul 27, 2017
It's Boombah's birthday, but he has fallen sick with diarrhea. What's a muppet to do? ORS to the rescue! Special thanks to Sesame Workshop and Gall Galli Sim Sim! http://www.galligallisimsim.com/
Jul 10, 2017
When children live in poor countries, their risk of diarrheal disease is much higher. Solutions to alleviate the burden exist, but we need greater awareness and action if we are going to protect children, families, and communities from the lifelong
Jul 10, 2017
To stop the vicious cycle of malnutrition and diarrhea and subsequent lifelong impacts, we need to reach children early with a multifaceted approach, especially in the hardest to reach areas. These models of success in India are turning the tide.