Promotion of oral rehydration therapy, Lesotho

Promotion of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) A health worker is using a flip chart to introduce the topic of ORT to a group of women outside their homes in rural Lesotho. Packets of ORS (oral rehydration solution), which contain a special mixture of glucose, sodium and potassium salts are available commercially. Many women may not have access to, or are able to afford these ready made preparations …