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If you're like most people, you'll be surprised to learn that the number 1 killer of children worldwide isn't malaria, measles, or HIV. It's pneumonia, a common lung inflammation that claims more kids' lives than all of those diseases combined -- more than 1.5 million...

Today, November 12, is World Pneumonia Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the deadly infection of the lungs that is still the leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age worldwide. As a tribute to World Pneumonia Day, concerned citizens...

The global health organization that works to combat pneumonia in children says the lung disease is the single leading killer of young children in the world, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia says pneumococcal pneumonia kills 4,000 children each...

It had seemed her kids had the flu or a cold. But when it got worse, she took little Abigail to hospital. It was already too late; Abigail died in her mother's arms. But, he says, this is the year that pattern is really starting to...

Pneumonia takes the lives of about 1.6 million children age 5 and under each year worldwide, more than AIDS, malaria and measles combined, Swiss officials say. Read more....

Even the biggest fire starts with just a tiny spark. I've always loved this phrase, as it demonstrates visually and powerfully that the most transformative acts of nature start with something small. This is also the case with great political movements. But how do you...

For World Pneumonia Day this year, I am speaking at the flagship UK event, which is being held in the Houses of Parliament. I will be speaking in front of an audience of parliamentarians, government representatives, leading NGOs and other interested parties, and I am...

More than 1.5 million kids under the age of 5 die every year from pneumonia. Who knew? In wealthy countries, we tend to think of pneumonia as a disease of the elderly, but pneumonia actually kills more young children than HIV, measles and malaria combined....

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

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