Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) is an inexpensive, life-saving treatment for dehydration. From 1981 to 1991 the Egyptian government carried out a major campaign to promote ORT, reducing the country’s child mortality rate by one third.
Dr. Farag Elkamel is dean of the school of communication at Ahram Canadian University, Egypt.
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