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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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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
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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.
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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
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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Oct 30, 2019
This paper in The Lancet takes a deep dive  to quantify trends and effects of risk factors, interventions, and broader socio-demographic development on diarrhea mortality changes in 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Read the full
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Sep 27, 2019
This analysis shows that the impact and cost-effectiveness of ETEC and Shigella vaccines are more favorable if vaccinations reach the most vulnerable children in underserved provinces. Read the full article. 
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Aug 28, 2019
This toolkit helps health programs work with the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community. It provides a set of tools based on real-life examples of building partnerships, mobilising resources, and designing, implementing, and evaluating