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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2012 CONTACT: Mala Persaud +1 202-841-9336 mala.persaud@gmmb.com Julie Younkin +1 410-340-9784 jbuss@jhsph.edu Pneumonia Remains the Leading Killer of Children Despite Decline in Global Child Deaths PNEUMONIA STILL NUMBER ONE KILLER But there are simple solutions, say global health leaders (BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) – Marking the fourth annual World Pneumonia Day, November 12th, world...

By Eric D. McCollum, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | The scene is familiar, an African healthcare worker with only several months of training but working as the community doctor, is setting up his temporary pediatric clinic in a remote village beneath the shade...

By Ojong Merilyne Nchare and Mokwe Welisane Nkeng | Growing up as children in Africa, my siblings and I watched our ailing grandmother hold on to life. When she died, we children buried her, because as she used to say: that is the way things...

By Vina Caradang, Immunization Partners in Asia Pacific (IPAP) | I have been trying to recall the earliest time when I first heard of pneumonia or “pulmonya” as we call it here in the Philippines. And I realized I could have been 4 or...

BALTIMORE, MD – The International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) announced today recipients of the 2012 Small Grants for World Pneumonia Day Advocacy Program. The Small Grants Program supports events and activities that promote pneumonia prevention...

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