This fact sheet aims to raise awareness about oral rehydration therapy to rehydrate people—particularly infants and children—who have lost fluids because of diarrhea. One in a set of introductory resources, it provides stakeholders and policymakers in the world’s poorest countries with crucial information on a proven intervention in the fight against diarrheal disease.

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: May 2013

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Oral Rehydration Therapy/Oral Rehydration Solution

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This publication is part of the series Diarrheal disease fact sheets

Related regions: Global

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