15 Nov Addressing a Global Killer This World Pneumonia Day
Take a deep breath and hold it. Do you remember the last time you had a cough or shortness of breath? For millions of kids in the developing world, seemingly benign common cold symptoms can be a death sentence.
A coalition of governments, nonprofit and community-based organizations, research and academic institutions, and foundations established a working group — the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia — to raise awareness of the disease and focus the world’s attention on the need to scale up pneumonia prevention and treatment programs.