Top DD Resources

Graph of baseline and additional child deaths
May 12, 2020

Although mortality rates for COVID-19 appear to be low in children and in women of reproductive age, these groups might be disproportionately affected by the disruption of routine health services, especially childbirth care and essential medicines, according to estimates published in The Lancet Global Health.

Jul 17, 2019

Just the facts: these high-level talking points on diarrheal disease tell you what you need to know about the global crisis and the solutions. Each bullet includes a link to more information. View and share the message map or the plain text below.


Mar 01, 2019

Stunting, malnutrition, and household finances are a few of the underappreciated consequences of repeated diarrhea infections. Vaccines against ETEC and Shigella, leading bacterial causes of diarrheal disease, are currently in development and hold great potential. View the interactive feature

Boxing gloves labeled with ORS and zinc
Feb 01, 2019
Packaging these medicines together is one-two punch against deadly diarrhea.
Dec 28, 2018
Published annually, this report captures efforts to fight pneumonia and diarrhea in 15 countries with the greatest number of deaths from these illnesses.
Sep 12, 2018

Diarrhea: The good, the bad, and what you can do to help address this global crisis. Read the full message map, available in English and French.

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 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.


Apr 10, 2018

Here, we debunk the common myths that allow diarrheal disease to continue wreak havoc in poor communities, under the radar.

Feb 12, 2018
Diarrhea is a time thief. Even after recovery, diarrhea's resulting malnutrition can have a last impact.