A Framework for Action Child Diarrhea Prevention

  title={A Framework for Action Child Diarrhea Prevention},
  author={Massee Bateman and Chris McGahey},
Diarrhea is the second most serious killer of children under five, accounting for nearly one-fifth of child deaths—an estimated 1.9 million deaths annually . Not only is diarrhea a life threatening disease, it is also one of the most frequent childhood illnesses. For example, in some studies in Latin America, young children have an average of more than 10 episodes of diarrhea each year. While the death rate from diarrhea has come down during the course of the child survival revolution, the… CONTINUE READING

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