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PSI Oral Rehydration Salts

PS's Oral Rehydration Salts is an effective solution that rehydrates children and adults and replenishes body fluids.

PSI Oral Rehydration Salts

Primary Function: To prevent unnecessary deaths due to loss of fluids during severe diarrhea.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Children at risk of death due to dehydration.

Need Addressed: Treatment of dehydration.

Uniqueness: ORS is an easy and economical way to treat dehydration and may be able to prevent up to 95% of deaths due to severe diarrhea.

Dimensions: Unknown

User Requirements: Generally prepared by adding ORS to purified water and drinking.

Resources: None

Approximate Cost: Unknown

PSI Oral Rehydration Salts

Geographic Coverage: Bangladesh, Benin, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Cameroon, Haiti, India, Cote d'Ivoire, and Burundi. Also distribute a Diarrhea Treatment Kit (DTK), which contains ORS and Zinc, in Cambodia and Ethiopia.

Distributor: PSI

Primary Contacts: None Listed

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: (202) 785-0072

Physical Address: PSI, 1120 19th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036.

Website: http://www.psi.org/our-work/healthy-lives/interventions/zinc

Other Information and Links: None

PSI Oral Rehydration Salts

PS's Oral Rehydration Salts is an effective solution that rehydrates children and adults and replenishes body fluids.

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