Diarrheal diseases remain a leading cause of preventable death, especially among children under five in developing countries. This chapter reviews and prioritizes a number of available interventions.

Author names: 
Keusch, Gerald T.
Fontaine, Olivier
Bhargava, Alok
Boschi-Pinto, Cynthia
Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.
Gotuzzo, Eduardo
Rivera, Juan
Chow, Jeffrey
Shahid-Salles, Sonbol
Laxminarayan, Ramanan

Keusch, Gerald T.; Olivier Fontaine, Alok Bhargava, Cynthia Boschi-Pinto, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Juan Rivera, Jeffrey Chow, Sonbol Shahid-Salles, and Ramanan Laxminarayan (2006): Chapter 19: Diarrheal Diseases. In: Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al., editors. Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition. Washington (DC): World Bank; 2006.

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