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Oral Rehydration Therapy: Elixir of life

Text by Alexia Lewnes

Oral Rehydration Therapy: Elixir of life

ORT is inexpensive, requires no sophisticated equipment or supplies and can be started by parents at the first sign of diarrhoea. Here, a woman spoonfeeds her baby oral rehydration salts (ORS) outside her house in Xi Wa village in Shaansxi Province, China.

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updated: 23 August, 2019