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Organization: Poriprekkhit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Event: Media: As the Face of Pneumonia One of the World Pneumonia Day 2011 grant awardees, Poriprekkhit is a nonprofit committed to creating positive change in Bangladesh through communication and advocacy. For WPD 2011, Poriprekkhit led a media workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh to...

Organization: The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Location: Abuja, Nigeria Event: Creating Awareness about Childhood Pneumonia For World Pneumonia Day (WPD) 2011, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) organized lectures at mosques throughout Abuja, Nigeria.  The goal of this project was to teach Imams, traditional...

Celebrated each year on October 15th, Global Handwashing Day brings more than 200 million people together, in dozens of countries around the world, to promote one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of disease. Handwashing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way...

National Action Day! Call Congress to Protect Poverty-Focused Foreign Assistance! Join activists from around the U.S. and tell Congress not to cut life-saving foreign assistance! On September 26th, grassroots activists across the U.S. will mobilize for a national call-in day. Members of Save the Children, Bread for the...

Orin Levine, The Huffington Post If you're an adrenaline junkie and you want to pursue a health career, you're probably better served by becoming an emergency room doctor than an epidemiologist or researcher. In these careers, you may work a long time for uncommon rewards and...

Sarah Boseley's Global Health Blog Chad and Somalia are the riskiest places in the world to fall sick if you are a child. Switzerland and Finland are the safest. That's the conclusion of an index produced by Save the Children, which ranks 161 countries based on...

Harold Mandel, The Examiner The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is described on the foundation website as is a family foundation which is driven by the interests and passions of the Gates family. It is the position of the Gates family that science and technology have...

Brian Greenwood, David Salisbury, and Adrian V. S. Hill, The Royal Society Vaccines have made a major contribution to global health in recent decades but they could do much more. In November 2011, a Royal Society discussion meeting, ‘New vaccines for global health’, was held in...

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