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Organization: Vaccine Network for Disease Control Location: Abuja, Nigeria Event: Festival: Fashion for Pneumonia To mark World Pneumonia Day 2011, the Vaccine Network for Disease Control organized an educational festival titled "Fashion for Pneumonia.” The aim of the event was to bring together influential stakeholders and individuals from various...

Organization: New Delhi Television Location: New Delhi, India Event: Clean Hands Save Lives An experienced team of independent journalists and filmmakers, led by Mohuya Chaudhuri, used World Pneumonia Day 2011 to raise awareness about pneumonia in the New Delhi community and disseminate simple prevention information to families and health...

Organization: Paediatric Association of Nigeria Location: Lagos, Nigeria Event:  Film: The Face of Pneumonia in Nigeria The Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) held a press conference on November 11th to raise awareness about the severity of childhood pneumonia. The press conference included a short documentary highlighting the challenges...

Organization: Save the Children, Bangladesh Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Events: Young Pneumonia Ambassadors Over the past year, Save the Children, Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Pediatric Association (BPA) built a coalition of youth who are passionate about combating pneumonia. For World Pneumonia Day 2011, a “Faces of Pneumonia” stakeholder dialogue...

Organization: Save the Children, Liberia Location: Monrovia, Liberia Event: Film: Liberian Children Fight Against Pneumonia Save the Children, Liberia marked World Pneumonia Day by shooting a video documentary featuring mothers of children who died from pneumonia and interviews with local health care workers regarding the importance of pneumonia prevention....

Organization: Afro Global Alliance Location: Cape Coast, Ghana Event: Improving Community Response for Pneumonia Prevention and Management The Afro Global Alliance (AGA), together with its partners, the Ghana Health Service, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Stop TB Partnership Ghana, and key members of the media, hosted events for...

Organization: Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan Location: Karachi, Pakistan Event: Awareness Campaign: Save the Children from Pneumonia Small grantee, Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan, used World Pneumonia Day 2011 to raise awareness among urban and rural communities concerning pneumonia prevention and timely recognition of its symptoms. Aga Khan Health Service...

Organization: University of Ibadan Location: Ibadan, Nigeria Event: Generating Political Will for Pneumonia Control Project With help from the World Pneumonia Day 2011 small grant award, the University of Ibadan, Department of Health Promotion and Education organized a Pneumonia Workshop for Oyo State legislators.  The workshop served as...

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