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By Rosalia Opondo and Margaret Kalekye Kenya Broadcasting Corporation- November 22, 2009 "Speaking in Nairobi on Sunday when she flagged off more than 2000 people for a run to raise funds for children affected by Pneumonia, Public Health Minister Beth Mugo said the government will next year...

Associated Press- November 20, 2009 "Starting next year an extra 6.3 million children worldwide will have the chance to feel that pinch and get vaccinated against some of the world's deadliest illnesses, according to the GAVI Alliance, a global vaccine partnership that helped organize the Hanoi...

by GAVI Alliance Maxims News Network- November 16, 2009 "More than 20 health ministers from developing countries meeting for the 4th GAVI Alliance Partner’s Forum to highlight the progress and challenges in protecting children’s lives through immunization programmes (including rotavirus and pneumococcal diseases) have appealed to donors...

H.RES.863, "Recognizing the scourge of pneumonia, urging the United States and the world to mobilize cooperation and focus resources to fight pneumonia and save children's lives, and recognizing November 2 as World Pneumonia Day," was introduced into the US Congress on October 23, 2009 and...

By Orin Levine Huffington Post-November 11, 2009 "The Obama administration made a terrific choice yesterday by deciding to appoint Raj Shah as the head of USAID, the government’s primary agency for international development...

By Maggie Mertens NPR-November 2, 2009 "With all the attention on the danger malaria and HIV/AIDS pose for kids around the globe, you might be surprised to learn that pneumonia kills more than 2 million children worldwide each year--more than any other disease. Almost all the pneumonia...

By NOAH HOFFENBERG Amherst Bulletin-November 06, 2009 "What did you do with your Monday? Dr. David Marsh continued pushing to save millions of the world's children from their No. 1 enemy: pneumonia. Marsh, 60, a pediatrician in Amherst, is the senior child survival adviser for Save the...

By Adrian Trenholme, Cass Byrnes,Cameron Grant The New Zealand Herald- November 4, 2009 "Pneumonia is the single biggest killer of children in the world. Although deaths are rare here in New Zealand, our children have rates of pneumonia hospitalisation five times greater than the United States and...

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