Countries / Pakistan

Innovation: A New Lens on Child Nutrition

You’ve probably never heard of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction (EED), even though many experts believe that it’s one of the major reasons why hundreds of millions of people in developing countries suffer from cognitive or physical disabilities. The problem is, EED is a mystery: We know very little about what causes it or how to treat it.

A Major Step Forward in the Journey to Defeat Rotavirus Diarrhea

Last week, Punjab province in Pakistan introduced rotavirus vaccine into its routine childhood immunization program. This is such a major step forward for our global goal of reducing rotavirus mortality and burden.

This #GivingTuesday, give the gift of good health and education

On #GivingTuesday – a day of donating and volunteering to kick off the holiday season – we wanted to share a few organizations that inspire us and our work.

ORS Is a Magic Elixir That Saves Lives

Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a simple, cheap and effective intervention that has prevented millions of deaths from diarrhea-related dehydration.

Get A Shot. Give A Shot: We Can Help All Kids Get Life-Saving Vaccines

The United Nations Foundation and its partners have come up with a novel idea. Appropriately named “Get A Shot, Give A Shot,” this campaign builds on the foundation's Shot@Life initiative. For every vaccine administered as part of the campaign between August 1 and October 14, a life-saving vaccine will be donated for children in developing countries.