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The roll-out of free pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in India is a milestone in the global charge against childhood pneumonia. Join us in celebrating this achievement on social media!...

Advocates and practitioners seeking an all-inclusive guide to pneumonia need look no further than "Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment." ...

July 31, 2016 Reported by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Writer: Salma Warshanna-Sparklin Contributors: Maria Knoll, PhD, Lois Privor-Dumm, IMBA, and Stephanie Cascio, PhD, MPH Scientific experts from around the world came together for the International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD) in...

Pneumonia remains the major cause of mortality for children under five years old in many countries, including Nepal. Two major causes of the disease are Hib and pneumococcus. Generating data that shows the burden of the disease caused by these pathogens encourages governments to expand...