Sep 12, 2018
Diarrhea: The good, the bad, and what you can do to help address this global crisis. Read the full message map.
Sep 10, 2018
Between 2005-2015, child deaths from diarrhea plummeted by 30%. But we now know that the long-term consequences of multiple diarrhea episodes are severe. It isn’t fair that children be saved, just to lose out on a happy, healthy life. We’ll
Aug 01, 2018
Help us break the poo taboo. Each of these myths comes with a corresponding fact and we suggest posting them together. Download the graphics here. For background on the myth versus facts, read our blog: Diarrhea Myths, Debunked.
Jun 29, 2018
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe and fatal childhood diarrhea around the world. ROTAVAC®, a new low-cost rotavirus vaccine, was developed through an innovative and multisectoral global partnership.
Jun 01, 2018
This page lists some top-line statistics about diarrheal disease burden as well the status of intervention coverage. Read the full webpage.
May 25, 2018
Nurturing Care for Early Child Development :A Framework for Helping Children Survive and Thrive to Transform Health and Human Potential
Launched at the 71st World Health Assembly, the Nurturing Care Framework provides an evidence-based roadmap for action and outlines how early childhood development (ECD) policies and services can support parents, families, other caregivers and
May 16, 2018
This report from UNICEF shares new analysis on breastfeeding practices around the world and sets out key recommendations for governments, the private sector, civil society and communities in low-, middle- and high-income countries to increase
May 09, 2018
On May 2nd in Washington, DC, the DefeatDD team hosted our first event of its kind: “Take the Plunge: A Pop-up Experience to Help Children Thrive.” Visitors experienced interactive learning stations from the Global Handwashing Partnership, Shot
May 08, 2018
Investing in integrated actions in the early years of a child’s life creates a positive cycle that builds human capital, strengthens economies, reduces future healthcare costs and contributes to national development. New analysis by WaterAid and