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By Eric D. McCollum, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | The scene is familiar, an African healthcare worker with only several months of training but working as the community doctor, is setting up his temporary pediatric clinic in a remote village beneath the shade...

By Ojong Merilyne Nchare and Mokwe Welisane Nkeng | Growing up as children in Africa, my siblings and I watched our ailing grandmother hold on to life. When she died, we children buried her, because as she used to say: that is the way things...

By Vina Caradang, Immunization Partners in Asia Pacific (IPAP) | I have been trying to recall the earliest time when I first heard of pneumonia or “pulmonya” as we call it here in the Philippines. And I realized I could have been 4 or...

Pneumonia is the second leading cause of child mortality in Zambia. But Episcopal Relief & Development, in partnership with the Zambian Anglican Council and the Zambian Ministry for Health and other stakeholders, are targeting the disease in an integrated way. Building on the successful bed...

Building on the successes of the 2011 Small Grants Advocacy Program, we are excited to announce that for the fourth annual World Pneumonia Day - November 12, 2012 - the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia will sponsor advocates around the world who have great ideas...

By Dan Thomas, GAVI Alliance | Have you ever been to the movies and seen a trailer for a film that you previously had no interest in seeing and then suddenly thought to yourself “That is a film I CANNOT MISS”? That was the idea behind...