Delivering quality healthcare to all Indians remains a huge challenge, given the population size and inequality in access. Despite this, we return from Delhi full of hope after witnessing first-hand what political commitment can achieve in the progress towards universal health coverage.
This year, the global health community rallied to the theme “Stop Pneumonia: Invest in Child Health." Read advocacy stories from around the world.
This story is a part of the World Pneumonia Day (WPD) 2017 Global Activities Round-Up Series. This year, countries around the world held events and campaigns. In Pakistan, journalists and public health advocates combined forces to draw the attention of parliamentarians to immunization issues in the nation.
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.