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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...

The global health organization that works to combat pneumonia in children says the lung disease is the single leading killer of young children in the world, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia says pneumococcal pneumonia kills 4,000 children each...

It had seemed her kids had the flu or a cold. But when it got worse, she took little Abigail to hospital. It was already too late; Abigail died in her mother's arms. But, he says, this is the year that pattern is really starting to...

Pneumonia takes the lives of about 1.6 million children age 5 and under each year worldwide, more than AIDS, malaria and measles combined, Swiss officials say. Read more....

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