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Location: Various locations, Madagascar About the events: PSI/Madagascar took the opportunity of the 2011 World Pneumonia Day to kick-off its pneumonia program, which seeks to increase appropriate management of pneumonia case in the community. The program promotes care-seeking behavior to qualified providers among parents when their child present...

Pakistan’s "Lady Health Workers" Successfully Treat Severe Pneumonia at Home In research published in The Lancet on November 11, 2011, children treated at home for severe pneumonia by Pakistan’s "Lady Health Workers" (LHW) were more likely to recover than children referred to health facilities, Save the...

By Taskin Rahman, Save the Children, Bangladesh | For six months now, we’ve been visiting schools across Bangladesh to talk about pneumonia as part of Save the Children’s EVERY ONE campaign. We’ve been to schools in the middle of bustling Dhaka, schools surrounded by rice...

Dr. Orin Levine On World Pneumonia Day and the importance of raising awareness: On the promise of new vaccines in Kenya and beyond: Dr. Daniel Feiken On the causes of pneumonia and the toll of the disease: Dr. Cynthia Whitney On the impact of the pneumococcal vaccines and importance of vaccination: ...

PACE Celebrates Great Strides with Pneumococcal Vaccines on Third Annual World Pneumonia Day On November 12, the world comes together to recognize the third annual World Pneumonia Day and to advocate for solutions to the world’s leading killer of young children. Today, PACE is particularly pleased...

Students in the Bloomberg School of Public Health are organizing events will include a student soccer match, a webinar and reception on November 11th with WHO's Dr. Shamim Qzai and Abhay Bang and a Pneumonia Trivia Night. Update...

On November 11, 2011, GAVI held a special event to mark World Pneumonia Day 2011 and the first anniversary of the introduction of vaccines against pneumococccal disease. Co-hosted by GAVI Alliance Deputy CEO Helen Evans and Australian Ambassador Peter Woolcott, the event featured speakers Dr....

By Dr. Maria Knoll, IVAC | The first World Pneumonia Day was held on my nephew’s birthday.  I called him from the event ceremony in NYC to let him hear people from all over the world who had gathered together to work to save children...

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