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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

  • April 27 - April 29

    6th Asian Vaccine Conference

    The 6th Asian Vaccine Conference to take place in Singapore from April 27, 2017 to April 29, 2017....

  • April 24 - April 30

    World Immunization Week

    World Immunization Week 2017 will be held from April 24 through April 30 to raise awareness of the importance and value of vaccines and ultimately reach vulnerable populations with these lifesaving resources....

  • October 15
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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....