Diarrhoeal disease morbidity and home treatment practices in Egypt.

@article{Jousilahti1997DiarrhoealDM,
  title={Diarrhoeal disease morbidity and home treatment practices in Egypt.},
  author={Pekka J Jousilahti and S M Madkour and Thierry Lambrechts and Elizabeth B. Sherwin},
  journal={Public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={
          5-10
        }
}
Diarrhoeal disease is a major cause of death in children in the developing world. In developing countries a quarter of infant and childhood mortality is related to diarrhoea. The World Health Organization started the Diarrhoeal Disease Control Programme (CDD) in 1980 with the objective to decrease diarrhoeal mortality and morbidity among young children in developing countries. The aim of this study was to measure the prevalence and incidence of diarrhoeal diseases among young children and to… CONTINUE READING
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