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Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report: 2018 A new report finds health systems are falling woefully short of ensuring the most vulnerable children have sufficient access to prevention and treatment services in 15 countries that account for 70% of global pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in children under...

Illnesses Don’t Discriminate: Vaccines Work   Authored by Carolyn Miles and William Moss. Carolyn Miles is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children US. William Moss, MD, MPH is the Interim Executive Director at the International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   Parents...

Authored by Cammie Lee and Kelly Toves. Originally posted at Research for Development, here.  Editor’s Note: I recently caught up with Cammie Lee, program director for R4D’s market shaping practice. In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing examples about how this approach is being applied to improve access to...

Authored by Bruce Innis, Global Head, Respiratory Infections & Maternal Immunization, PATH Center for Vaccine Access and Immunization, and AMI Strategic Leadership & Sadaf Khan, PATH Senior Program Officer and AMI Maternal & Newborn Health Technical Advisor. [caption id="attachment_11442" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo credit: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki[/caption] By getting vaccinated...

Authored by Keith Klugman, Director, Pneumonia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. [caption id="attachment_11415" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Neha Thakur, 25, poses with her 7 month old baby, Vanita, who is admitted to the childrens ward of the district hospital for malnourishment. The hospital keeps cases as such admitted...

Authored by JustActions. In a 2016 address titled, “The Future of Aid for Health”, Larry Summers argued that there should be a “substantial reallocation” of foreign health aid towards global public goods, such as developing medicines and vaccines for diseases of poverty; managing cross-border externalities (e.g....

Authored by the Every Breath Counts Coalition  Is it our imagination or was it harder than ever to get the media to pay attention to pneumonia this World Pneumonia Day? Despite the best efforts of all who worked hard to get coverage, very few health journalists and...

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