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.
Top DD Resources
Diarrhea: The good, the bad, and what you can do to help address this global crisis. Read the full message map.
This page lists some top-line statistics about diarrheal disease burden as well the status of intervention coverage. Read the full webpage.
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.
Here, we debunk the common myths that allow diarrheal disease to continue wreak havoc in poor communities, under the radar.
Childhood diarrhea deaths have decreased, but children are still getting sick and infections are a major problem. Children who survive an episode but are faced with repeated infections are more likely to suffer from lifelong cognitive and physical impairments.