Diarrhoeal disease, oral rehydration, and childhood mortality in rural Egypt.

@article{Langsten1994DiarrhoealDO,
  title={Diarrhoeal disease, oral rehydration, and childhood mortality in rural Egypt.},
  author={Ray L Langsten and Kenneth Hill},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={272-8}
}
The Egyptian National Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases Project (NCDDP) is reported to have had great success in improving case management of diarrhoea, and in reducing diarrhoea-related mortality among children, while deaths due to other causes have remained unchanged. Recent reports have claimed that with this dramatic decline in diarrhoea mortality, respiratory infection is now the main cause of child death in Egypt. As a result, the degree of commitment to control of diarrhoeal disease… CONTINUE READING