Prevention of diarrhoea in young children in developing countries.

  title={Prevention of diarrhoea in young children in developing countries.},
  author={Sharon R A Huttly and Saul Sutkover Morris and Vincenzo Pisani},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={75 2},
An updated review of nonvaccine interventions for the prevention of childhood diarrhoea in developing countries is presented. The importance of various key preventive strategies (breast-feeding, water supply and sanitation improvements) is confirmed and certain aspects of others (promotion of personal and domestic hygiene, weaning education/food hygiene) are refined. Evidence is also presented to suggest that, subject to cost-effectiveness examination, two other strategies-vitamin A… CONTINUE READING

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