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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
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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Animated .gif graphic
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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Advocacy roadmap diagram
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
Message maps
Nov 16, 2019
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.
Special Features
Nov 13, 2019
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
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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