Evaluation of a social marketing intervention promoting oral rehydration salts in Burundi
- Diarreas agudas y prÃ¡cticas de alimentaciÃ³n en niÃ±os menores de cinco aÃ±os en MÃ©xico. Ferreira-Guerrero, Elizabeth; Mongua-Rodríguez, Norma; Díaz-Ortega, José Luis; Delgado-Sánchez, Guadalupe; Báez-Saldaña, Renata; Cruz-Hervert, Luis Pablo; Lingdao Chilián-Herrera, Olivia; Mendoza-Alvarado, Laura R.; García-García, Lourdes // Salud PÃºblica de MÃ©xico;2013 supplement 2, Vol. 55, pS314
Objective. To estimate the prevalence of acute diarrheal diseases (ADD) during the two weeks previous to the interview among children <5 years of age and to describe alarm signs and feeding practices of parents and caregivers (PCG) during children's ADD. Materials and methods. Analysis of data...
- Looking beyond oral rehydration therapy. Ebrahim, G.J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/14/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6608, p1222
Focuses on oral rehydration therapy for the treatment of diarrhea. Estimation of the number of children's lives save every year; Use of the therapy by the United Nations Children's Fund in child survival revolution; Promotion of the therapy in different countries.
- Effect on clinical outcome of breast feeding during acute diarrhoea. Khin-Maung-U; Nyunt-Nyunt-Wai; Myo-Khin; Mu-Mu-Khin; Tin-U; Thane-Toe // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/23/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6468, p587
Examines the effects of oral rehydration fluid with breast feeding on the course and outcome of acute diarrhea. Beneficial effects of breast feeding; Belief that breast feeding a child with diarrhea makes the condition of the child worse; Conclusion that breast feeding during early phase of...
- National Scale-up of Zinc Promotion in Nepal: Results from a Post-project Population-based Survey. Wang, Wenjuan; MacDonald, Vicki M.; Paudel, Mahesh; Banke, Kathryn K. // Journal of Health, Population & Nutrition;Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p207
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund recommend using a new oral rehydration solution (ORS) plus zinc supplementation for 10-14 days for the treatment of diarrhoea in children aged less than five years. The Social Marketing Plus for Diarrhoeal Disease Control:...
- Impact of oral rehydration and selected public health interventions on reduction of mortality... Gutierrez, G.; Tapia-Conyer, R. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1996, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p189
Assesses the impact of oral rehydration and selected public health interventions on the reduction of diarrheal disease mortality in children in Mexico. Mortality; Service statistics; Home surveys.
- Diarrhea in children: Treatment overlooked. // HealthFacts;Nov95, Vol. 20 Issue 198, p3
Reports on the drive of the World Health Organization to promote the use of oral rehydration therapy as an inexpensive and effective treatment for diarrhea. Reluctance of pediatricians to change from the standard treatment of intravenous fluid replacement as an obstacle to oral rehydration's...
- Viral diarrhoeas in childhood. Elliott, Elizabeth J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/7/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6862, p1111
Describes viral infections of diarrhea in children. Accounts on rotavirus as the commonest cause of acute diarrhea in childhood; Symptoms of the disease; Association of Norwalk virus with diarrhea; Effectiveness of oral rehydration as treatment for the disease.
- News from the regions. // World Health;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p30
Presents several news about world health. Details on the campaign `Giving Oral rehydration salts (ORS) to children with diarrhea' in Egypt; Information on the declining cases of polio in Western Pacific Region after the immunization project of World Health Organization (WHO).
- Banana starch in Diarrhea. Kemper, Carol A. // Infectious Disease Alert;Jun2009, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p71
The article focuses on a study on the effects of a green banana on diarrhea conducted by G. H. Rabbani and colleagues, published in "The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal." A total of 73 children ages 6 to 60 months with Shigellosis participated in the study. Ciprofloxacin as well as oral...