Children less than five years of age are at greater risk of diarrheal diseases globally. Frequent diarrhea is associated with growth faltering and poor cognitive development, which together account for a huge global burden.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) is a five-year project funded through the Global Health Bureau to support USAID’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality in children under five by strengthenin
This manuscript was published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene about the icddr,b grant mHealth Messaging: an Innovative Approach to Promote Improved Caregiver and Child Hygiene Practices in Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, the Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership (GWSP) supported the Government in demonstrating the use of microfinance to encourage sanitation investments by rural households and entrepreneurs.