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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...

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 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...

New Appendix to the 2017 IVAC Pneumonia & Diarrhea Progress Report features expanded results/methods, financing strategies, and partner features from Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Results for Development (R4D), and Lions Club International Foundation.  ...

UNICEF is committed to improving access to and utilization of life-saving oxygen system products globally. In partnership with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF and WHO are collaborating to increase access to and utilization of oxygen therapy....

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 Nigeria, diverse stakeholders conducted outreach on social media, issued reports, and conducted outreach events to raise awareness about...

In India, 392,859 under-fives were killed by pneumonia in 2004. The figure fell considerably by 2015 to 178,717. This still equated to more than 20 children every hour. Pneumonia remains one of the country’s biggest child killers, and India does seem to be making some...

15% of all under-five deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo are due to pneumonia, making it the single biggest killer of the country’s children. In 2000, the disease killed 41,587 under-fives, rising to 45,812 in 2015. DRC is one of seven African countries where...

Sierra Leone’s Reproductive, Newborn and Child Health Policy 2011 defined pneumonia as the most common cause of under-five mortality, and responsible for 24% of all under-five deaths. WHO data shows that there were 6,630 under-five deaths in 2004, falling to 3,705 in 2015 – a...

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