Resources

Zinc in diarrhea treatment

Guidelines provided by the Zinc Task Force and INCLEN.

WHO Manual on the treatment of diarrhea

Implementing the new recommendations on the clinical management of diarrhea

Diarrhea treatment guidelines

WHO / UNICEF joint statement on diarrhea treatment

Guidelines on integrated management of childhood illness

Technical updates of the guidelines on integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI)

Guidelines for the control of shigellosis

Guidelines for the control of shigellosis, including epidemics due to Shigella dysenteriae type 1

Low risk of adverse effects from zinc supplementation

Low risk of adverse effects from zinc supplementation

Formative research manual provided by INCLEN

Introducing the zinc pill in a clinical trial: A manual on conducting formative research to identify key messages

Manufacturing guidelines

Production of zinc tablets and zinc oral solutions



Presentation

The following presentation was given at the Micronutrient Forum in Beijing, China in May 2009.

Unexpected realities of introducing a new intervention — The zinc and diarrhea story from policy to present by Christa L. Fischer Walker