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Diarrheal Disease

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.

A Haitian Solution for Public Infrastructure to Eliminate Diarrheal Disease

Alan Ricks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alan Ricks

It is undeniable that Haiti needs -- and deserves -- a functional and dignified solution that provides the major tools to combat diarrheal disease -- clean water, primary healthcare, and clean waste. This is not a Haitian problem: It is a global one.

&#%^ happens!

Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS

What do you do when you have a major health problem you want highlighted that involves the death of more than a million children? Use humor?

Gates Challenge Reinvents Toilet For 2.5 Billion People Without Modern Sanitation

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact

SEATTLE (AP) — These aren't your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses ...