Oral rehydration of children with diarrhoea in Nigeria: a 12-year review of impact on morbidity and mortality from diarrhoeal diseases and diarrhoeal treatment practices.

@article{Babaniyi1991OralRO,
  title={Oral rehydration of children with diarrhoea in Nigeria: a 12-year review of impact on morbidity and mortality from diarrhoeal diseases and diarrhoeal treatment practices.},
  author={O A Babaniyi},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={57-63}
}
Diarrhoea diseases continue to be one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in the developing world, particularly among young children. Recognizing the importance of the diarrhoeal problem, the World Health Organization has established a global programme for the control of Diarrhoeal Diseases (CDD). The widespread use of ORT is an important part of this programme. In Nigeria, a nationwide execution of the CDD began in 1986. In view of the huge population of Nigeria, an… CONTINUE READING

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