Innovations Network

Aiming to achieve unprecedented levels of collaboration to improve the quality, availability, and affordability of pneumonia prevention, diagnostic and treatment innovations for children


Stay current on the latest pneumonia updates and news about PIN member activities.


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Read blog posts from PIN leaders and innovators in the field.

29 July 2019
Above, photo provided by Dr. Todd A. Florin. Right middle lobe pneumonia in an adolescent requiring hospitalization. The question of disposition to home or hospital has been called the “most important management decision” in children with pneumonia i...
30 June 2019
Above, photo provided by Bridge to Health. Michelle helping our local Ugandan coordinator, Nangoli Andrew, to scan In the winter of 2014, Bridge to Health, working with our Ugandan partners, realized the power of portable ultrasound. We discovered it...
29 May 2019
Above, photo by Nina Raingold Save the Children, UK Creative Team. Pneumococcal vaccine before it is administered at Lodwar County Hospital, Turkana region, Kenya. Babies are routinely offered the pneumococcal vaccine at age 6 weeks to prevent them f...
29 April 2019
Above, photo by Jonathan Hyams, Save the Children, Bangladesh, July 2018: Laila,* holds an oxygen mask to the face of her son Sohai,* two, at Save the Children’s primary healthcare centre (PHCC) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Sohai* was admitted to the ...


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29 July 2019
Above photo by Jonathan Hyams / Save the Children. Dr Partha Pratim Das attends to Sohai*, two, on the inpatient ward at Save the Children’s primary healthcare centre (PHCC) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. His mother, Laila*, brought Sohai to the PHCC when he had difficulty breathing. He was immediately admitted as an emergency case of acute pneumonia. A COMMENT FROM THE COORDINATOR This newsletter is about pneumonia treatment guidelines.  We are happy to share a new blog post from Dr. Todd Florin w...


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Above, photo by Nina Raingold/Save the Children. Teressa, aged 8 months, at Lodwar County Hospital, Turkana region, Kenya. Teressa was admitted to hospital with pneumonia.  Talks by:Todd Florin, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Director of Research, Di...
Above: Photo by Gabe Bienczycki, PATH  Talks by:Gail Rodgers, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: PCV and PCV schedulesBill Hausdorff, PATH: PCV Vaccines: Why so many doses in the first place? View of a vaccine developerGrant Mackenzie, Murdoch Chil...

Above, photo submitted by Keith Klugman, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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Ting Shi, University of Edinburgh: ”Global disease burden estimate of RSV in young children”



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