Advocates play a special role in bringing awareness to the heavy toll of pneumonia on the world’s children. They are liaisons between scientists studying the disease on a microscopic level and policymakers whose decisions impact populations. The collective voice of advocates is critical to generate momentum to keep pneumonia on the global agenda.
Join us in amplifying the need to address these important issues. Below you will find an advocacy toolkit with social media messages, infographics and other resources. Continue the conversation with #StopPneumonia.
Let’s #StopPneumonia from taking the lives of infants around the world with proven interventions: exclusive breastfeeding, adequate nutrition, reduced household air pollution, clean water and sanitation, vaccines, and antibiotics.
Pneumonia is the leading infectious killer of children under five worldwide. With safe and effective interventions to prevent and treat the disease, together we can work to ensure that all children reach their 5th birthdays. #StopPneumonia
Effective, integrated case management strategies ensure that children receive proper and timely diagnosis of and treatment for pneumonia. Improving access to services and increasing awareness and demand for them within communities is crucial to #StopPneumonia.