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What does ORT stand for?

ORT stands for Oral Rehydration Therapy


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They said that lifesaving rotavirus vaccines should be introduced as part of a comprehensive approach to control diarrheal disease, along with other interventions including oral rehydration therapy, exclusive breastfeeding, zinc treatment, and improvements in water and sanitation.
They said that lifesaving rotavirus vaccines should be introduced as part of a comprehensive approach to control diarrheal disease, along with other interventions including oral rehydration therapy, exclusive breastfeeding, zinc treatment, and improvements in water and sanitation.
Information given to the mothers by the nurses in the hospitals includes the signs and symptoms of diarrhoea (especially dehydration), availability of oral rehydration tablets, recipe for home-based oral rehydration therapy (salt-sugar solution and other solutions) and also when to refer the case to a physician.
The decline in the death toll of children under 5 illustrates what can be achieved by strengthening health systems and scaling up interventions, such as insecticide-treated mosquito nets for malaria and oral rehydration therapy for diarrhoea, increased access to vaccines and improved water and sanitation in developing countries,' said Dr Ties Boerma, Director of WHO's Department of Health Statistics and Informatics.
Acute gastroenteritis is a common childhood illness, and guidelines for treatment recommend supportive care using oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for mild to moderate dehydration, but no pharmacologic treatment for vomiting.