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New news on diarrhoea, dehydration and oral rehydration

diarrhoea: what it is and how to prevent it

What is="../diarrhoea/index.html">diarrhoea and how to prevent it What is Diarrhoea?
Why is diarrhoea dangerous?
How can diarrhoea be prevented?
Good foods during diarrhoea 65% of all child deaths are from 3 causes
The Health Hazards and Burden of Poor Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Behaviour
Diarrhea: from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diarrhoea - WHO: Water Related Diseases Diarrhoea: On-line Resources Dialogue on Diarrhoea
Diarrhea Fact Sheet
Diarrhoea Management Training Course Control in Bangladesh
Teaching Medical Students about Diarrhoeal Diseases
What to Do if Dehydration Occurs
Global Illness and Deaths Caused by Rotavirus Disease in Children
Diarrhoea: 19% of the cause of all children's deaths
Diarrhoeal Diseases - Interactive Tutorial, Image Collection and Glossary CD-ROM
Combata la Diarrea: mantenga higiene en manos, alimentos y ambiente Clinical Management of Acute Diarrhoea - WHO/UNICEF Joint Statement
Management of diarrhoea
Consensus Statement of IAP [Indian Academy of Pediatrics] National Task Force: Status Report on Management of Acute Diarrhea
dehydration: why it is dangerous

Why is="../dehydration/index.html">dehydration dangerous

Symptoms of dehydration
How to treat dehydration
How to prevent dehydration Dehydration cause of 1.35 million deaths a year Dehydration Treatment Plans from WHO Supervisory Skills course

rehydration: why it is so important and how it works to save childrens lives

Why rehydration is so important and how it works to save children's lives

How Oral Rehydration Therapy [ORT] Works
10 things you should know about rehydrating a child A solution for survival
The salts of life
The drink that saved my daughters life Rehydration Challenges: For The Year

solutions: the most effective and least expensive

Solutions: The most effective and least expensive way to manage diarrhoeal dehydration

Home made solutions
Recipe for home-made salt and sugar solutions
Frequently Asked Questions about solutions made at home Packaged solutions
How do I make the solution?

The Special Spoon from TALC - Teaching-aids At Low Cost

breastfeed: breastmilk is best

Breastfeed: Breast milk is best

Breastfeeding the first 6 months of life
Advantages and Benefits of breastfeeding
Weaning a critical time for diarrhoea transmission
Breastfeeding Resources
Breastfeeding - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Breastfeeding - What's New

Facts for Feeding

Frequently Asked Questions

Complementary Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and HIV

Health Basics insert: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: helping to reduce the severity of diarrhoea
Breastfeeding in emergencies
Breastfeeding prevents infection
Breastfeeding promotion: the right start
Breastfeeding twins
Congratulations to the mothers
Exclusive breastfeeding (letter)
Exclusive breastfeeding
Extra drinks are unnecessary
Help for breastfeeding mothers
How to feed a baby who cannot breastfeed
How to help a woman to re-establish lactation
'I do not have enough milk.'
Passport to life: breastmilk banking in India
Perspectives on human milk banking
Portugal: rediscovering breastfeeding
Promoting breastfeeding in urban communities
Promoting the benefits of breastfeeding
Training health care workers to counsel breastfeeding mothers
WHO study
Women, work and breastfeeding
Zealous promotion of breastfeeding is not the answer (letter)

ors: Low-osmolarity Oral Rehydration Solutions

Oral Rehydration Salts [ORS]

Made at Home
Treat Your Child's Diarrhoea at Home
Frequently Asked Questions
Rice-Based ORS
The Salts of Life
Rehydration Saves More Children Low-osmolarity Oral Rehydration Salts Low-osmolarity ORS
New Formula of Oral Rehydration Salts
Expert Consultation
WHO UNICEF Statement
New Formula will save millions
New Formula Studies
Low-osmolarity ORS Questions & Answers
Frequently Asked Technical Questions Oral Rehydration Therapy [ORT]

Oral Rehydration Therapy
What is diarrhoea and What is ORT?
How ORT works
How is ORT administered?
What do the experts say about ORT?
Selling Survival ORT: Celebration and Challenge
How Oral Rehydration Works
Management of Diarrhoea and use of ORT
Achievements and Challenges
25 Years of Saving Lives
Knowledge and Use of ORT
Communication and Social Mobilization
The Solution is in Your Hands
A Solution for Survival
Brochure: A Pocket Reference for Scouts
ORT: Elixir of life
ORT: Saved My Daughter's Life
ORT: Success Stories

rotavirus: disease and new vaccines

New Rotavirus Oral Vaccines

Rotavirus Vaccines
Global Deaths by Rotavirus

zinc: considerably reduces the duration and severity of diarrhoeal episodes

Zinc supplementation: Considerably reduces the duration and severity of diarrhoeal episodes

hygiene: hygiene, hand-washing and clean-water

Hygiene, hand-washing and clean water

water: Hygiene, hand-washing and clean water

Water: Collection, harvesting, disinfection, storage Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
In 25 Years, Half the World Will Be Short of Water

resources: instructive approaches to health and development

Resources: Instructive approaches to health and development

  • Dialogue on Diarrhoea back issues
    Clear, practical advice on preventing and treating diarrhoeal diseases
    - guidelines on diagnosis and treatment
    - training tips
    - feedback from the field ... and much more

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Epidemic Dysentery
Controlling Cholera
Diarrhoea and Drugs
Persistent Diarrhoea
Refugees and Displaced Communities
Teaching tools and techniques
Practical Hygiene
Children's Poster Competition
Water and Sanitation
Growth Monitoring
Photographic Competition Results
Oral Rehydration Therapy Subject Index
Escherichia Coli
Drug therapy
Health education and training
Health education
Laboratory services
Feeding and diarrhoea
Growth monitoring
Vitamin A
Malnutrition and diarrhoea
Oral rehydration therapy
Management of diarrhoea
Measuring ORS
Sanitation and hygiene
Survey and evaluation methods
Traditional remedies / local beliefs
Urban health
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Behaviour
Water supply
Water purification

A Simple Solution - 198 slides - A Programme to curb the effects of diarrhoea / diarrhea in infants and young children. A Kind of Living - 78 slides - Life of a young boy, Babu, in a city. Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases - 36 slides - Clinical Features and Management

facts about diarrhoea, dehydration and rehydration

Another child will die in the time it takes to read this sentence.

Facts for Life
What every family and community has a right to know about Diarrhoea.

Facts about diarrhoea, dehydration and rehydration

Causes of Child Deaths
About Children
About Children at Risk
About Child Rights
About Women at Risk
About Water
About Hunger-Myths and Realities
About Environment at Risk
About Security at Risk
About Refugees
Ending Hunger-Now that we can, we must!
Breastfeeding protects babies
World Summit for Children 1990
Convention on the Rights of the Child
Summary of Convention
UN Declaration of the Rights Of The Child
Worldwide Population / Environment Assessment
UNICEF’s GOBI — FFF Programs

frequently asked questions about diarrhoea, dehydration and rehydration

Frequently Asked Questions about diarrhoea, dehydration and rehydration

All What to do if Dehydration Occurs

What is diarrhoea?
Why is diarrhoea dangerous?
What is dehydration?
How does dehydration occur?
What are the symptoms of dehydration?
How is dehydration treated?
What if symptoms of dehydration begin to appear?
How long will the effects of dehydration last?
What is ORT?
How does ORT work?
How do I use an ORS package?
How do I prepare an ORS solution at home?
Can the oral rehydration solution be made with dirty water?
Can the ORS solution be stored?
Can ORS be used for everyone?
What should be done if the child vomits?
Should feeding continue at the same time as ORT?
What sort of foods are good during diarrhoea?
Is it necessary to use drugs as well as ORT?
What can be done to prevent dehydration?
How can I protect myself? Home-prepared and packets of ORS When is it appropriate to recommend the use of "home-prepared oral rehydration salts" and when is prepacked ORS better? Why is prepacked ORS referred to as "complete formula" and why is a home-prepared solution not as effective for treatment? Are they not both basically sugar, salt and water anyway? Can potassium be made good by feeding potassium rich foods like bananas? Does a home-prepared ORS have to be made of sugar, salt and water? Apart from ORT, are there any other important aspects to the management of diarrhoea?
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updated: 23 August, 2019