Access to diarrhoea treatments still lacking, WHO warns
This article was originally published in Scrip
Zinc and oral rehydration salt (ORS) treatments for diarrhoea are still not reaching millions of children across the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Diarrhoea accounts for 18% of child deaths, and 13% of all disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). It continues to kill nearly two million children each year.