Introduction of Zinc Treatment for Childhood Diarrhea in Tanzania

Dates

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

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.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...
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