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


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

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...
27 November 2018
IMAGE: PNEUMONIA IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH OF CHILDREN GLOBALLY. (UNITED NATIONS PHOTO/FLICKR.COM/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Authored by the Every Breath Counts Coalition  Is it our imagination or was it harder than ever to get the media to pay attention t...
13 November 2018
By Associate Professor Fiona Russell, University of MelbournePublished in PURSUIT, University of Melbourne. 13 November 2018.   This week, we marked World Pneumonia Day. Pneumonia is the single largest infectious cause of death in children worldwide,...
02 November 2018
Towards Elimination of Pneumococcal Diseaseby Mark Alderson, Director of the Pneumococcal Vaccine Project at PATH, photos by Lauren Newhouse (PATH) and Mark Alderson (PATH) Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) have now been introduced into many cou...


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03 December 2018
Above, Story Central Photo by Guilhem Alandry, Save the Children: Shipra with her son, Nirob who is 5 months and 20 days in Bosikali Village, Badalpur union, Ajmiriganj upazila, Habiganj Division, Bangladesh. Nirob has continuous sicknesses including pneumonia and he is malnourished.   A COMMENT FROM THE COORDINATORAs we head into the last month of 2018, we encourage you to take a moment to reflect on the tremendous efforts and accomplishments by members of our pneumonia community. We have had m...


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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