Topics » Global Health   Nov. 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

Reaching a hospital

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Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

Reaching a hospital

Delma Marina Sala's eight-month-old son Kesler frequently gets diarrhea so severe she has to take him to a hospital. Diarrheal diseases can be deadly if babies don't get the rehydration treatment they need, which can be difficult in rural areas where health facilities are not close by.

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