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IVAC 2017 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report

Each year, IVAC prepares the Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report and publishes it for World Pneumonia Day on November 12. The report evaluates the annual progress made in prevention and control of pneumonia and diarrhea by scoring the top 15 highest burden countries – those with the greatest number of under-5 pneumonia and diarrhea deaths – on their implementation of 10 high-impact interventions outlined in the integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhea (GAPPD). Read More.

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The 2016 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report: Reaching Goals Through Action and Innovation, by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, documents the progress of the 15 countries experiencing the greatest burden of pneumonia and diarrhea.

Past Reports: 201520142013, 2012, 2011, 2010