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Press release: New Global Study Pinpoints Main Causes of Childhood Diarrheal Diseases, Suggests Effective SolutionsExternal
May 14, 2013
Findings published in The Lancet can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrheal diseases, which claim the lives of 800,000 children annually.
- Paper: Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): a prospective, case-control studyExternal
- Infographic: Focusing the Fight on Diarrheal Diseases: New Findings on an Age-Old Killer [PDF – 1 page]External
Safe Water Saves Lives: World Water Day 2013External
PATH, March 21, 2013
CDC expert Dr. Rob Quick discusses partnerships to prevent diarrhea around the world, such as the Safe Water System.
Safe Water Saves Lives: World Water Day 2013
CDC Center for Global Health, March 18, 2013
CDC expert Dr. Michael Beach discusses water’s role in global childhood deaths and what we can do to prevent them.
Preventing and Treating Childhood Diarrhea
July 3, 2012
CDC expert Dr. Ciara O’Reilly discusses her recent study in rural western Kenya.
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