This report was prepared at UNICEF Headquarters by Emily White Johansson and Tessa Wardlaw in close collaboration with Nancy Binkin, Clarissa Brocklehurst, Therese Dooley, Peter Salama and Mark Young.
Overall guidance, advice and important inputs were provided by Nicholas Alipui, Fred Arnold, Al Bartlett, Jamie Bartram, Robert Black, Francisco Blanco, John Borrazzo, Robert Bos, Neal Brandes, Jennifer Bryce, Sandy Cairncross, Misun Choi, Mickey Chopra, Paula Claycomb, Trevor Croft, Oliver Cumming, Ngagne Diakhate, Olivier Fontaine, Shanelle Hall, Matthew Hodge, Eckhard Kleinau, Jimmy Kolker, Chewe Luo, Nyein Nyein Lwin, Elizabeth Mason, Eric Mintz, Richard Morgan, Jon Rohde, Werner Schultink, Peter Van Maanen, Christa Fischer Walker and Maniza Zaman.
Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios provided overall art direction, photo editing and design. Lois Jensen edited the report.
© The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)/World Health Organization (WHO),
2009. All rights reserved.
WHO Library Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Diarrhoea: Why children are still dying and what can be done
1. Diarrhoea - mortality. 2. Diarrhoea - prevention and control. 3. Diarrhoea - diet therapy. 4. Rehydration solutions. 5. Child. I. World Health Organization.
ISBN 978-92-806-4462-3 (UNICEF)
ISBN 978-92-4-159841-5 (NLM classification: WS 312) (WHO)
Photo credit: cover © Jean D’Avignon
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