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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...

A Pneumonia Report Card released by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) on behalf of the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia reveals where urgent efforts are needed to reach target levels of coverage for the life-saving interventions that can prevent, protect against and treat pneumonia...

Pneumonia kills more than 1.5 million children each year, making it the leading cause of death among those under the age of 5. On World Pneumonia Day, you can take a stand. If you purchase wine between now and November 30 from participating wineries, you'll also...

If you're like most people, you'll be surprised to learn that the number 1 killer of children worldwide isn't malaria, measles, or HIV. It's pneumonia, a common lung inflammation that claims more kids' lives than all of those diseases combined -- more than 1.5 million...

Today, November 12, is World Pneumonia Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the deadly infection of the lungs that is still the leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age worldwide. As a tribute to World Pneumonia Day, concerned citizens...

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

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