Predictions for Social Good in January 6, For a few happy seconds, it seems like nothing has really changed: Coyote looks down and sees that he has run over a cliff edge and is about to suffer a nasty fall. That sequence, from the Road Runner cartoons, keeps appearing as we look into the Philanthrocapitalism crystal ball in search of predictions for social progress in the year to come.
GEMS study pinpoints main causes of childhood diarrheal diseases, suggests effective solutions The Global Enteric Multicenter Study GEMS is the largest, most comprehensive study of childhood diarrheal diseases ever conducted in developing country settings.
Globally, diarrheal diseases are the second leading cause of death among children under five, despite the existence of effective interventions, such as oral rehydration solutions ORS and zinc supplements as general treatments.
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Many different bacteria, viruses and other pathogens can cause diarrheal disease. However, it has been difficult to prioritize and target interventions because previous studies cannot be easily compared or combined due to differences and limitations in the methods used.
By studying more than 22, children 9, cases and 13, controls across two continents with consistent methods, GEMS provides important, new data that will help researchers, policymakers, donors and advocates make evidence-based decisions to help to reduce the global burden of diarrheal diseases.
Treatment of diarrhea in young children: Although oral rehydration solution ORS has tremendous therapeutic benefits, coverage of and demand for this product have remained low in many developing countries.
This study surveyed caregivers and health care providers in India and Kenya to gather information about perceptions and use of various diarrhea treatments, assess reasons for low ORS use, and identify opportunities for expanding ORS use.
Previous studies have shown that only 1 in 10 children with diarrhoea in India receive increased fluids to prevent death from dehydration, contributing to more than a million deaths every year.
By contrast, more than 1 in 3 are inappropriately given antibiotics, which are not generally recommended for childhood diarrhoea.
A thousand children die needlessly from diarrhoea every day in India alone, due to basic errors in care from parents and health workers.
This new paper from India and Kenya provides further cause for concern How can we do better to improve the knowledge of citizens and health workers to manage child diarrhoea more effectively? Mathuram Santosham Receives Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award to Dr.
Mathuram Santosham for his pioneering role in the prevention of deadly H. Santosham's leadership in conducting groundbreaking research, vaccine efficacy trials and advocacy to prioritize Hib vaccines spans more than 40 years and has saved millions of children's lives worldwide.
Largest ever diarrhea study highlights solutions Findings published in The Lancet can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrheal diseases, which claim the lives ofchildren annually 15 MAY — WHO - A new study published in The Lancet has pinpointed the primary causes and impact of diarrheal diseases—a leading cause of deaths among children globally—and has revealed new opportunities for intervention.
The Global Enteric Multicenter Study GEMS is the largest study ever conducted on diarrheal diseases in developing countries, enrolling more than 20, children from seven sites across Asia and Africa.But this success story has a catch: abortion is still illegal.
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As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from rutadeltambor.com USAID-USA Analyze employment impacts of U.S.-Africa trade: The project is to analyze employment generation and other multiplier impacts from trade between United States and Africa in selected agricultural/natural products through case study approach.
A USAID grant—with an assist from a talking giraffe—is helping make big strides in literacy for students in Ethiopia.
Amharic, the official language in Ethiopia, has a letter alphabet, making it one of the most difficult languages to read and write.