Endline findings from the Lusaka Scale-up (KYTS-LUSAKA)

A Final Hurrah for KYTS Data Collection: Endline Findings From The Kit Yamoyo Transition to Scale – Lusaka Household Survey Our first household survey in Zambia took place in July of 2012. This was when we conducted the baseline for the ColaLife Operational Trial Zambia (COTZ). Here we are, 6 years later, elated to be […]

The impact of co-packaging ORS and zinc – Mongu District, Zambia

The “co-packaging effect” was evident in a dispensing behaviours analysis conducted by ColaLife across eight health centres in Mongu District, Zambia, in October 2016 and October 2017. All eight centres had ORS and zinc in stock in October 2016; in addition, in October 2017, they all had co-packaged ORS and zinc. Before the introduction of […]

Making the Case for Inclusion of Co-packaged ORS/Zinc on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc)

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines For four decades, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has devoted substantial effort to an essential medicines programme that seeks to improve access to the most needed drugs and devices. The meeting of the 21st WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines will be held […]