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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....

Even the biggest fire starts with just a tiny spark. I've always loved this phrase, as it demonstrates visually and powerfully that the most transformative acts of nature start with something small. This is also the case with great political movements. But how do you...

For World Pneumonia Day this year, I am speaking at the flagship UK event, which is being held in the Houses of Parliament. I will be speaking in front of an audience of parliamentarians, government representatives, leading NGOs and other interested parties, and I am...

More than 1.5 million kids under the age of 5 die every year from pneumonia. Who knew? In wealthy countries, we tend to think of pneumonia as a disease of the elderly, but pneumonia actually kills more young children than HIV, measles and malaria combined....

When kids get pneumonia in the United States and Europe, they don't usually die from it. In the rest of the world, there's still a very good chance that they will. Over the years, improvements in living conditions and scientific advances have reduced the impact...

To mark World Pneumonia Day, a new report published on behalf of the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia says simple solutions exist that can prevent the deaths of one-million children every year from pneumonia, the world's leading killer of children under five. Chief Executive Officer of...

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

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