How much has ORT reduced child mortality?

@article{Pierce2001HowMH,
  title={How much has ORT reduced child mortality?},
  author={N. Pierce},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          1-3
        }
}
  • N. Pierce
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Journal of health, population, and nutrition
  • In 1979 oral rehydration therapy (ORT) using oral rehydration salts (ORS) solution became the cornerstone of the global effort initiated by WHO to reduce deaths of young children from diarrhoea then estimated at 4.6 million annually. National programmes to control diarrhoeal diseases (CDD) were eventually developed in more than 110 countries. These gave priority to ensuring an adequate supply of ORS packets and to teaching health workers and mothers how treat or prevent dehydration at home… CONTINUE READING
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