Scaling Up Zinc and ORS: New Report Published

Scaling Up Zinc and ORS: New Report Published

By the end of 2015, diarrhea remained a leading killer of children under 5. However, important progress has been made to scale up zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS), which together are the recommended treatment for childhood diarrhea. Since the release of the...
On the Front Lines of Child Diarrhea in India

On the Front Lines of Child Diarrhea in India

In remote Makhodia Village, Jhabua District in central India, a group of about 25 women gather in a small brightly painted room, protected from the heat of the midday sun inside the village health center. They are dressed in vibrant cloths–purples, blues, reds,...
Community Health Assistants in Zambia

Community Health Assistants in Zambia

In Chibombo District, part of Zambia’s Central Province north of the capital of Lusaka, Josephine Mwita lives in a small mud house a few hundred yards down well-worn dirt paths from the main road with 10 members of her family. Here in this rural area, most people make...