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BMCDas, J.K., et al., Antibiotics for the treatment of Cholera, Shigella and Cryptosporidium in children, BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S10.

Abstract

Background: Diarrhea is a major contributor to the burden of morbidity and mortality in children; it accounts for a median of 11% of all deaths among children aged less than 5 years, amounting to approximately 0.8 million deaths per year. Currently there is a dearth of literature exploring the effectiveness of antibiotics for diarrhea due to Cholera, Shigella and cryptosporidiosis in children.  This paper presents a review of available data on the effectiveness of antibiotics for cholera, shigella and cryptosporidium in children.

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LiST Team Holds Three Workshops for Nutrition-Focused Users

November 17, 2016 – Under a project supported by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the LiST team has conducted an extensive update of all aspects of the LiST model linked to nutrition interventions and outcomes. The objectives of this project were to make the LiST software more useful for researchers, program planners, and policy makers in the nutrition sector.

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