News and blog

Rahim Kanani, The Huffington Post In advance of the 2011 Global Philanthropy Forum, I interviewed Jane Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council and Founder of the Global Philanthropy Forum, on the evolution of the convening, the philanthropic sector today, areas to pay special...

Donald G. McNeil, Jr., NYTimes With help from international donors, Congo introduced a new vaccine this month in an effort to save more of its babies from pneumococcal disease. The donors and the country’s health minister, Dr. Victor Makwenge Kaput, acknowledged that the success will be hard...

GAVI Alliance Geneva, 5 April 2011 – Major progress against pneumonia was delivered last Friday when Honduras began providing vaccines aimed at preventing the biggest causes of the disease as part of its routine immunisation programme. “This is very good news for the children of Honduras. Congratulations...

Orin Levine, Huffington Post You may have heard the news that a recently published report has revealed that the deaths of two mountain gorillas in 2009 -- an adult female and a three-day old male -- have been attributed to pneumonia. While not news at first...

Melinda French Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Mother's Day, which is observed this Sunday in the U.K., is usually a joyous occasion—and this year we have even more reason to celebrate. Mothers and their children are surviving today at higher rates than at any other...

Sergio Cabral, ONE Blog At the International Pediatric Association (IPA), our assessment of the world’s children –- a kind of global well-child checkup -– yields both reasons for hope and causes for concern. While child deaths have decreased throughout the world in recent years even as...

Celia W. Dugger, NYTimes MASHAI, Lesotho — At a clinic in the mountains, reached only by crossing a churning river in a rowboat, Dr. Paul Young, a pediatrician raised in the housing projects of Savannah, Ga., soothed a fussy baby. She stared at him, fascinated, as...

Henry Neondo, ASNS News DRC First Lady Olive Lembe Kabila and Minister of Health Victor Makwenge Kaput joined parents and health workers in Kinshasa to witness the first child being immunized as part of the official introduction of pneumococcal vaccine into the national routine immunization programme. “Today’s...

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

For more information, please contact EBC@mhpc.com
This campaign is supported by our global communication partner ENGINE|mhp