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01 February 2019
Above, photo by Peter Casamento: FREO2 Uganda team in Mbarara. From (L) to (R) Frank Kiwanuka, Sandrah, Ivan Muhumuza, Sheillah Mutetire Bagayana and Patrick Semata. by Roger Rassool, physicist at the University of Melbourne and co-founder of the FRE...
02 January 2019
Above: Neha Thakur, 25, poses with her 7 month old baby, Vanita. ©Gates Archive/Mansi MidhaBy Keith Klugman, Director, Pneumonia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Many of us who work in global health were drawn to the field by a desire to create a...
03 December 2018
by Evangelyn Nkwopara, Senior Research Manager and Clinical Trials Specialist at Save the Children US It is 7:30AM in a small district hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, and the pediatric triage unit is packed full of anxious parents seeking care for thei...
30 November 2018
Above: Following the introduction of the vaccine in Fiji, fewer people in the community carried the vaccinated types of pneumococcus. Picture: Australian High Commission, SuvaBy Associate Professor Fiona Russell, University of Melbourne. First publis...


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01 February 2019
Photo by Fredrik Lerneryd, Save the Children: Clinical officer Agnes, is reviewing Rebecca* and her baby, Lawrence*, who has severe pneumonia. Lawrence* is doing much better after three days in the health center.  A COMMENT FROM THE COORDINATORWith the new year well underway, we have exciting network news and events to share. We are eager to announce the first two webinars in our annual PIN webinar series: Influenza and child pneumonia and Respiratory syncytial virus and child pneumonia (see our...


Access a variety of webinar presentations by pneumonia innovators.

Talks by:Cammie Lee and Taylor Salisbury (Results for Development/ R4D): “Measuring Pediatric Pneumonia Diagnosis Rates: An Application of Lung Ultrasound in Tanzanian Children Under Five” Tony Gades (Philips): “Philips Lumify Handheld Ultrasound: A ...
Talks by:Michael Hawkes (University of Alberta Department of Pediatrics & School of Public Health): “Solar Powered Oxygen Delivery”Also see “Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery in Low-Resource Settings – A Randomized Clinical Noninferiority Trial” by H...
Talks by  Gatien de Broucker, Health Economist at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health: “The Cost of Illness: An Economic Approach to Include Patient, Caretakers and Healthcare Perspectives.” Michael Head and Rebecca Brown, Research Fello...


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