Global Health & Child Survival Resources
Many of these organizations have up-to-date COVID-19 information resources.
Source of Where there is no doctor. Excellent health teaching, multilingual, and COVID-19 fact sheets.
UNICEF – United Nation’s Children’s Fund
They promote work and keep data on state of the world’s children – their health, rights, diseases, mortality. They summarize and report by region and country.
University of Maryland Dental School
Search for Dr. Cyril Enwonwu and Noma.
They give grants of deworming meds and training for distribution. Their teaching aids are focused on sites of distribution of albendazole and Vitamin A safely to 6-60 month old children. They give certification of community and staff workers and train the trainer guidance.
WHO – World Health Organization
United Nations Agency for international public health. Reliable information, training on health and disease, especially neglected diseases of poverty. Click below to download software to evaluate the growth of children and communities for both acute and chronic malnutrition:
Recommended Information Resources
A Tipping Point for Child Survival, Health & Nutrition
By Lake, Anthony. UNICEF. Published in The Lancet. September 20, 2012
Community workers key to improving Africa’s primary care.
The Lancet. By Brown, H.
Equity in Child Survival, Health & Nutrition 1
Published in The Lancet. September 20, 2012.
Equity in Child Survival, Health & Nutrition 2
Published in The Lancet. September 20, 2012
Effects of vitamin A supplementation on immune responses and coorelation with clinical outcomes.
Fawsi and Villamor. Clinical Microbiology Reviews.
Ending Child Hunger and Undernutrition Initiative.
World Health Programme.
Global Case Studies in Maternal and Child Health
By White, Ruth.
Download excellent resources in many languages.
How to Start a Child Survival Epidemic.
By Shepherd, S. Posted 10/4/2012
The Politics of Reducing Malnutrition: Building Commitment and Accelerating Progress.
By Gillespie, Dr. Stuart. The Lancet. 10 August 2013
Schistosomiasis: The effectiveness of water treatment processes against schistosome cercariae: A systematic review
Published 2 April, 2018 by Laura Braun, Jack E.T. Grimes, Michael R. Templeton