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By: Leith Greenslade An important new report released today by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood Pneumonia, sheds light onto why pneumonia is still killing an estimated one million children every year, making it the leading infectious disease killer...

In 2013, almost 1 million children died of pneumonia, making it the number one infectious killer of children under five years of age. To address this major global health issue, it is important that we strive for universal access to healthcare so that every child,...

This post originally appeared on the Malaria Consortium blog and is cross-posted here with permission.  In recent years, there has been a rapid proliferation of mobile phone applications. There seems to be one for everything, from daily reminders to complex navigation. But while most of us don’t...

Why the World is Losing More Than 1 Million Children to Pneumonia Every Year by: Leith Greenslade, Co-Chair, Child Health, MDG Health Alliance Revolution, transformation, breakthrough, modernization, ingenuity, inspiration, invention, a.k.a. innovation. This is what is so desperately needed to fight the leading killer of children under...

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 invest more in the...