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There are an estimated 56 million episodes of lung infections among Nigerian children every year. This fact sheet includes information about treatment and prevention efforts in Nigeria. Read more....

When pneumonia strikes, treatment is key. Includes information about treatment methods such as case management, diagnosis techniques, antibiotics and oxygen therapy. Read more....

Methods for prevent pneumonia include vaccines for pneumonia itself and diseases such as measles and pertussis, and zinc supplementation. Read more....

Methods to protect against pneumonia include breastfeeding, adequate nutrition, handwashing and reducing low birth weights and indoor air pollution. Read more....

Includes facts about how to prevent and treat pneumonia. The most serious cases of pneumonia usually require antibiotics, which cost less than $1 per dose. Read more....

Includes statistics about deaths caused by pneumonia, which claims more than 1.5 million children every year — or one child every 20 seconds. Read more....

Includes information about what causes pneumonia, who is most at-risk, and methods of diagnosing and preventing it. Read more...

By Sam Nkurunziza for United for Children - September 27, 2010 It has been a little over a year since Rwanda introduced a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine known as PCV7. The vaccine protects children against one of the most common causes of pneumonia – with encouraging results. In...

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

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