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You Can’t Save Lives If You Don’t Fight Pneumonia

This post originally appeared on the USAID IMPACT blog and is cross-posted here with permission. by Robert Steinglass and Katrin DeCamp MCHIP immunization work in India / JSI For many problems in global health, we struggle to know the solutions. Pneumonia is not one of them. Since

5 Reasons to Give a Hoot About Pneumonia

This post originally appeared on the DefeatDD blog and is cross-posted here with permission. By: Lauren Newhouse, Communications officer for PATH’s pneumococcal vaccine development project As we mark the sixth annual World Pneumonia Day this month, you might be wondering why you should continue to care. You

Take Action: World Pneumonia Day 2014

Activist Toolkit - 2014 This year's theme is: Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care See the information and resources below to help you in your World Pneumonia Day campaign efforts! Social Media: Join Us in Spreading the Word for #WorldPneumoDay2014 to #fightpneumonia! Twitter:

Fifth Annual World Pneumonia Day Marks Successes and Challenges in Tackling #1 Killer of Children

Fifth Annual World Pneumonia Day Marks Successes and Challenges in Tackling #1 Killer of Children Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia Calls for Continued Investment in Innovations and Proven Tools (BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) — Global health advocates today commemorated the fifth annual World Pneumonia

Fifth Annual World Pneumonia Day: Innovating to Fight Child Pneumonia

The Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia announced today the theme of the 2013 World Pneumonia Day commemorations will be “Innovation". In the days leading up to World Pneumonia Day, celebrated every year on November 12, advocates will call upon governments to

WHO & UNICEF Release New Action Plan to Tackle Two Leading Killers of Children

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have released The integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhea (GAPPD) that details the strategic plan for reducing the death and illness caused by childhood pneumonia and diarrhea.

Leading International Child Health Agencies Join Forces to Increase Access to the Most Effective Antibiotic Treatment for Children with Pneumonia

World Pneumonia Day, November 12 - Leading child health agencies have joined forces to announce plans to work together on an unprecedented scale to increase access to amoxicillin in dispersible tablet form – the recommended antibiotic treatment for children under

Pneumonia Remains the Leading Killer of Children Despite Decline in Global Child Deaths

But there are simple solutions, say global health leaders Marking the fourth annual World Pneumonia Day, November 12th, world leaders and the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia are calling for major efforts in the fight against childhood pneumonia, which remains the number one

Pneumonia Leading Killer of Children Despite Decline in Global Child Deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2012 CONTACT: Mala Persaud +1 202-841-9336 mala.persaud@gmmb.com Julie Younkin +1 410-340-9784 jbuss@jhsph.edu Pneumonia Remains the Leading Killer of Children Despite Decline in Global Child Deaths PNEUMONIA STILL NUMBER ONE KILLER But there are simple solutions, say global health leaders (BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) – Marking the fourth annual World

Every Woman Every Child joins forces with the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia

November 12, 2012, New York – On World Pneumonia Day, the United Nations Secretary-General’s global movement to advance the health of women and children, Every Woman Every Child, has joined forces with the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia to draw