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Introduction of Zinc Treatment for Childhood Diarrhea in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Summary

This project proposes to provide research assistance to the Tanzanian USAID mission and the Tanzania health and nutrition authorities to (1) assess the feasibility of introducing zinc treatment for childhood diarrhea, (2) advocate for the intervention to key national stakeholders, (3) identify feasible strategies and operational issues for the large-scale adoption of zinc treatment for diarrhea in local health systems and for the promotion of its use at the household level, and (4) evaluate operational and program effectiveness.

Dates

  • Start Date: 
    01/01/2005
  • End Date: 
    12/31/2008

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