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On November 9, 2010, the Rhone Rangers & GAVI Campaign will be hosting Pneumonia's Last Syrah in the Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco, California. 20 Rhone Rangers wineries will be pouring American Syrahs, and they and many other wineries will be donating $10 for each case...

The number one killer of children in the developing world is pneumonia, and on November 12, the 2nd annual World Pneumonia Day 2010 will be held to raise awareness of this fact. Kevin McKidd, the star from Grey's anatomy, has been chosen to be the spokesperson...

Despite advances in prevention with new vaccines and treatment with effective, low-cost antibiotics, pneumonia continues to claim the lives of countless children throughout the developing world. The first annual World Pneumonia Day in 2009 provided an opportunity for countries most affected by pneumonia to...

The Global Action Plan for the prevention and control of Pneumonia (GAPP) includes recommendations on what needs to be done, specific goals and targets, and estimates of what it will cost and how many lives will be saved. Its aim is to increase awareness of...

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Global Action Against Childhood Pneumonia is holding the UK event for World Pneumonia Day 2010 at the Houses of Parliament on November 16th. Building on the successful inaugural event last year the APPG has invited Stephen O'Brien MP, Minister for...

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....

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

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