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Report highlights ineffective response to leading cause of child mortality

Report highlights ineffective response to leading cause of child mortality

News   •   Nov 19, 2017 00:15 GMT

New report highlights link between diarrhoea, malnutrition and long-term stunting and effectiveness of hand washing in combating diarrhoea in slum communities.

New report highlights huge barriers to technological development for global south

New report highlights huge barriers to technological development for global south

News   •   Jan 20, 2016 23:59 GMT

Practical Action release a new call to action urging people to join a movement for Technology Justice. The document calls for a major overhaul in the way innovation, research and technological developments take place to benefit all people and the planet.

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The Killer in the Kitchen: Gisele Bundchen experiences the effects of cooking over an open fire

The Killer in the Kitchen...

Gisele spent three days visiting Practical Action projects in Kenya in the winter of 2012. During her time there she met women who have t...

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A safer start in life: handwashing and child health in Kisumu, Kenya

We outline handwashing and child health in informal settlements in Kisumu, Kenya; plans to improve it; and we need to do. Calling for: • Understanding of barriers to hand hygiene • Recognition of links between diarrhoea, malnutrition & life prospects • Greater funding for hygiene programmes