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Stop Pneumonia Resources

Developed by the International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins University, the following set of resources for World Pneumonia Day 2018 are based on rigorous scientific evidence and made available to advocates around the world working to fight childhood pneumonia. Access the 2018 WPD Message Toolkit and Social Media Toolkit here. 

2018 IVAC Pneumonia & Diarrhea Progress Report – released November 8, 2018


Partner Content

Every Breath Counts

Global Health Strategies

Just Actions

  • “The Missing Piece” a report on why continued neglect of pneumonia threatens the achievement of health goals

Save The Children


Read highlights from the United4Oxygen Alliance’s work in Ethiopia and Nigeria here.

University of Southhampton

  • Sizing Up Pneumonia Investment 2018 Report
    • 2018 report covering global pneumonia investments R&D 
    • Report was launched and presented at the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting organised by Save the Children and UNICEF UK.
    • The report covers an analysis of 16 years of funding trends for infectious disease research and shows pneumonia to receive around 3% of public and philanthropic R&D spend. The investment in pneumonia was far less, compared to burden of disease, than other infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.


2018 World Pneumonia Day Events & Information

  • Shot@Life, UN Foundation and International Vaccines Access Center to host WPD 2018 event. Event info here.
  • World Pneumonia Day symposium at the University of Edinburg (access event info here; PDF flyer here)
  • Philippines World Pneumonia Day Event (access to event info here)




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Planning Resources


Tools for organizing a World Pneumonia Day event or writing to leaders.




Informational Resources


Find resources that reference the progress we have made in pneumonia advocacy over the years.

We all have a role to play in ending preventable child pneumonia deaths by 2030

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