Lancet Infectious Diseases Reports On Impact Of Diarrheal Diseases In Pakistan
Lancet Infectious Diseases: Childhood diarrhea in Pakistan
“Statistics on Pakistan’s burden of diarrheal diseases are hard to come by. The country’s disease surveillance mechanisms are woefully inadequate. Nor is there a working civil registration system for births and deaths. Still, estimates suggest that roughly 45,000 children are killed by diarrhea every year…” (Burki, March 2014).