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A retired NBA athlete, the executive director of UNICEF, four members of Congress and ONE’s leadership and partner organizations all gathered at an all-star event on Capitol Hill last week. ONE invited these leaders to talk about the importance and cost-effectiveness of vaccines at an informal...

Helping Hands for Relief and Development (HHRD) organized two events on Monday to commemorate ‘World Pneumonia Day (November 16)’ and to create awareness among masses about the fatal disease, said a press release. The first event was held for the selected medical officers and media persons...

The wife of the Bayelsa State governor, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva, has called for the inclusion of vaccination against pneumonia in the National Immunisation Programme (NPI). She pointed out that to achieve a reduction in the number of child deaths resulting from pneumonia, children under the age...

Country Director of Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center, Dr. Chizoba Wonodi, has declared that 177,000 children die of pneumonia every year in Nigeria, while 20 children die every hour in Nigeria. Wonodi said that despite the fact that pneumonia is a critical contributor to the...

According to IFAPA’s A Mother’s Cry for a Healthy Africa inter-faith campaign, a healthy Africa is “an Africa that is spiritual and free of conflict and preventable diseases; an Africa in which the children and youth that have been given to us are cherished and...

Friday was observed as the World Pneumonia Day as medical professionals highlighted the need to create awareness about the disease that kills more children than any other disease. Speaking at an event in Lahore, Pakistan Medical Society Chairman pointed out that children whose immune...

They say time heals all wounds. While I believe that certainly can be true, I also recognize that often, scars remain. Last week at this time I sat in a room full of people on World Pneumonia Day, listening to Shannon Duffy Peterson recall the...

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