Gradually the child’s symptoms turn from mild to slight severity on day one, where the child been provided with some syrups of paracetamol and loperamide which did not help. On the day two, the condition of the child turns severe with a lot of watery diarrhea and vomits until the child was hospitalized and take to the intensive care unit.
The child was provided with re-hydration drips without diagnosing, which eventually did not do a great job as well; finally, the child succumbs. The story must look so easy, but the condition will not be so different for many diarrheal infections caused by bacteria like Campylobacter,Salmonella enteritidis, Shigella, Clostridium difficle: Protozoans like Entamoebahystolytica,Giardia: Deadly viruses like Rota virus which will be main but lesser known culprit to the world along with Adeno viruses and Astero viruses.
It might be simple disease that prevail everywhere, but for children it is a dangerous . These disease kill about 1.5 million children every year.
The School provide meals to children who are above 3 years, But what about those who are below 3? is This has to be monitored .
The simple solution is not to smoke; if not , not to smoke in the public place and in every place where a woman or child could encounter passive smoke. Despite of cigarette smoke there will be so many smokes that could give out Carbon monoxide and Sulphur-di- oxide which could affect the leucocytes in the blood of humans. These have to be monitored by just avoiding the smoke of vehicle “Travel in a public vehicle” dispose the factory chimneys by innovative strategies.
Though the vaccination in India is proving effective in doses of OPV, DPT, MMR, BCG because they are free of cost and available in all possible hospitals; but, most of the vaccines like Hepatitis,Rota virus vaccines could not even reach rich people because of lack of awareness. But from May 2013 Indian scientists proved an effective vaccine for Rota virus named as “Rotovac” which is available in the market at the cost of Rs.50 which was around 1000 before.
Children’s health always related to the possible environmental causes.. A good food, water, air could definitely prevent Gastrointestinal disease and lung diseases. Proper sanitization will prevent most of the airborne diseases . Monitoring water bodies, puddles, drainages can prevent flying vector borne diseases.
Washing hands and good sanitary practice safeguard the whole human community.