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Resolutions for Diarrhoea Solutions

Marion Roche | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Marion Roche

With hope and optimism, I have listed out my top 5 resolutions for 2015 in the scope of ending the destruction caused by diarrhoeal disease.

Reducing Diarrheal Disease With Rotavirus Vaccine

Marion Roche | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Diarrhea may not be glamorous, but the rotavirus vaccine is a shining star in the public health world.

All I Want for Christmas Is to Save More Children's Lives

Marion Roche | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Diarrhea remains the second leading cause of death in children under five years old -- approximately 760,000 deaths every year. Each episode deprives a child of the necessary nutrition to live and thrive -- play, go to school and grow.

Stock-Out: The Delicate Balance of Supply and Demand

Marion Roche | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Marion Roche

In Canada, we may go into our local grocery store and find that our favourite crackers are temporarily out of stock but rarely do we experience an empty medicine supply. It is almost unimaginable. Not so in developing countries, like Guatemala.

Caring for Ill Children: It's a Universal Worry

Marion Roche | Posted 03.17.2013 | Impact
Marion Roche

Zinc helps children recover from diarrhea more quickly and the ORS helps replenish lost fluids. This can mean less time away from work for parents during a crucial income-earning time and less time missed at school for children.

Handwashing With Soap Can Help Us Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

Myriam Sidibe | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact
Myriam Sidibe

Being able to live a clean, active and healthy life should be a basic human right. Yet, this is not a privilege that everyone has -- a point underscored by two high level reports last week.

Study: Congo Fighting Causes 45,000 Deaths A Month

The Guardian | Chris McGreal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The effects of a decade of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo is continuing to kill about 45,000 people each month - half of them small chil...