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How did you raise awareness for World Pneumonia Day 2016?

World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day, marked every year on November 12, was established in 2009 to raise awareness about the toll of pneumonia—a leading killer of children around the world—and to advocate for global action to protect against, help prevent, and effectively treat this deadly illness. Learn more about how to get involved.


Upcoming Events

  • December 13 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    Webinar for Media on Pneumonia

    The media is invited to join Citizen News Service for a webinar with experts on how we can end preventable deaths from pneumonia and keep promises we made for delivering on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030....

  • October 15, 2017
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    Yearly on the same date until October 15, 2026

    Global Handwashing Day

    Use the social media toolkit to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives....

  • November 12, 2017 - November 20, 2017
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    Yearly on the same date until November 20, 2020

    Child Health Week

    Child Health Week, which takes place from November 12-20, consists of four noteworthy global awareness events...