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What started as a predictable joke has become a wine buyer's opportunity to do some good for the children of the world. This blog has commented on the the current plight of syrah in the past, as producers and retailers everywhere are complaining that domestic...

In London today, a parliamentary committee is discussing a neglected disease. It's called pneumonia and it kills 1.5 million children every year. With that sort of death toll, experts and campaigners can't understand why pneumonia is not top of the global health agenda. This is Orin...

As the world looks to South Korea next month, there is one vital question that must be posed as G20 leaders seek solutions to inject new life into the global economy. How can we have any hope of achieving and sustaining economic growth without...

The second World Pneumonia Day activities in Lagos, Abuja and most other major cities in Nigeria on Friday November 12, 2010, was essentially to buttress the message about the need for protection, treatment and prevention of infants and young children from infection with the pneumococcal...

Can killer heels stamp out pneumonia for good? That's just what Save the Children is hoping to do with today's launch of their "Killer Heels" campaign to coincide with World Pneumonia Day. Backed by top celebrities and designers, including Sienna Miller to Alexander McQueen, stilettos...

Pneumonia kills more children than HIV, malaria and measles combined and for every child lost to the disease in an industrialised country, more than 2,000 die in the developing world. Read more....

The Ahmedabad wing of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) urged the health ministry to list two vaccines - Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) and Pneumococcal vaccine - under the National Immunisation Schedule to speeden up the drive to combat pneumonia. Read more....

In line with yesterday's World Pneumonia Day, the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia reveals that pneumonia represents the number one, global death cause among children that exceeds even dangerous infections such as HIV or malaria. Additional 15 nations from sub-Sahara regions are selected by the Global...

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