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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...

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