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Sierra Leone’s Reproductive, Newborn and Child Health Policy 2011 defined pneumonia as the most common cause of under-five mortality, and responsible for 24% of all under-five deaths. WHO data shows that there were 6,630 under-five deaths in 2004, falling to 3,705 in 2015 – a...

November 12th marked World Pneumonia Day. Save the Children has launched a global campaign to stop the disease in its tracks, with the publication of our flagship report Fighting for Breath. In a series of blogs, we take a close look at the challenges and...

From a young age growing up in Nigeria, Dr. Adedapo Bashorun knew he wanted to help people. As a boy, he had a particular knack for soothing his mother when she was feeling unwell, even if just rubbing her feet after a long day....

The Gambia’s beauty, rich culture, and laid-back atmosphere are enough to entice just about anyone. But, for two clinicians, the country offers an even greater draw—the opportunity to study vaccines capable of changing the face of global health....

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

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