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Sep 05, 2017
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
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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
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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/
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Jul 10, 2017
When the floods came and privacy and safety were harder to find, the Kumar family decided to take out a loan and build a toilet instead This video won a Silver Telly Award in the Online category under Public Interest and Awareness!  of using nearby
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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
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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.
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Jun 23, 2017
PATH developed these messages for use by anyone interested in communicating the impact of diarrhea on the health and development of children and families around the world. This is also a guide to communicating the value of rotavirus vaccines within
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Jun 08, 2017
The Global Burden of Disease, a study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and published in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, shows that while deaths due to diarrhea have reduced substantially, the incidence of the
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May 26, 2017
This summary from the Global Handwashing Partnership outlines key themes and findings from 59 peer-reviewed handwashing-related research papers published in 2016, relevant to low and middle-income countries, around 1) the benefits of handwashing
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May 10, 2017
Rotavirus still kills over 200,000 children each year, but even non-fatal cases can have a dramatic impact on families due to the economic burden of treating the disease. Parents like Jacqueline, a mother from Malawi, often lose substantial amounts
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