Lecture 14 Notes - D&P - Reading #1 - Interactions...

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Reading #1 - Interactions Diarrhea, Pneumonia & Malnutrition (Developing countries) Diarrhea and pneumonia ---- >impair children’s growth Diarrhea ---- > predispose to pneumonia (IF undernourished) Prevention/control - breastfeeding and micronutrient supplementation oral rotavirus vaccines ----- < affected by malnutrition influenza and Streptococcus vaccines (improve infant growth). Genetic link genes (lipid metabolism) ----- enteric infections. Reading #2 – Diarrhea specific Treatment 1. Fluid replacement (ORS) 2. Zinc treatment 3. Continued breastfeeding Prevention 1. Rotavirus 2. 3. Handwashing w/ soap 4. Improve water supply 5. Community-wide sanitation promotion (NO defecation) Lecture 14 – Diarrhea & Pneumonia 10/27/11
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MDG 4 – Reduce child mortality (under 5) by 2/3 Periods of child mortality - Mortality – increase with age ( ENMR < U5MR) Prevalence of U5MR - U5 MR = ~7.8 million highest in South Asia and Africa
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course DSOC 306 taught by Professor Stoltzfus during the Spring '11 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture 14 Notes - D&amp;amp;P - Reading #1 - Interactions...

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