The objective of the study was to extend a nation-wide rotavirus surveillance network in India, and to generate geographically representative data on rotaviral disease burden and prevalent strains.

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Climate change is likely to kill 250,000 more people each year by 2030, latest assessment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows.

AT least three persons, including two women, died of diarrhoea while 26 persons were affected in a remote village under Oupada block of Balasore district on Thursday.

According to the report, every year, at least 6,688 people die due to tuberculosis and 1,18,093 suffer from diarrhoea.

In view of the increased mortality of children due to diarrhoea, the Health Department shall be observing Intensive Diarrhoea Control Fortnight in Jalandhar district from July 11 to 30.

Increase in cases of diarrhoea and related symptoms in district

Congenital sodium diarrhoea (CSD) refers to a form of secretory diarrhoea with intrauterine onset and high faecal losses of sodium without congenital malformations. The molecular basis for CSD remains unknown. We clinically characterised a cohort of infants with CSD and set out to identify disease-causing mutations by genome-wide genetic testing.
 
 
 

This paper examines the impact of drinking water quality and sanitation behavior on child health in rural districts of Ethiopia.

This paper examines the impact of drinking water quality and sanitation behavior on child health in rural districts of Ethiopia.

It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) must leave their home to collect water, putting them at risk for a variety of negative health outcomes. There is little research, however, quantifying who is most affected by long water collection times.

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