World Pneumonia Day

Every breath counts. Stop pneumonia now. November 12th.

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This article was originally published on Impatient Optimists and is cross-posted here with permission. by: ILYA JONES Pneumonia kills more children than any other infectious illness. On average, it accounts for more than 900,000 deaths of children under five each year, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. That is more than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. We already…

By: Mathuram Santosham In 1980, the first summer I worked on the White Mountain Apache reservation, a community of fewer than 10,000 people in Arizona, so many babies were dying of diarrhea that we buried one every week. To combat this major problem, we trained community outreach workers to give oral rehydration solution (ORS)—a mixture of…

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IHME Report 2014: Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood Pneumonia

The Pneumonia Diagnostics Project: improving pneumonia diagnosis in the community

The Pneumonia Diagnostics Project is working to identify the most accurate and acceptable devices for use by frontline health workers in remote settings in Cambodia, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Uganda.

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