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25 October 2019
Above photo provided by Professor William Macharia Potential for improved survival of newborns in sub-Saharan Africa from affordable, non-invasive point-of-care devices   By William M Macharia An estimated 1 million newborns die in sub-Saharan Africa...
01 October 2019
Above photo provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Maternal Interventions Vigilance may speed progress against the Sustainable Development Goals’ maternal, neonatal, and child health targets By Ajoke Sobanjo-ter Meulen Over the past thr...
03 September 2019
Above photo provided by The Rockefeller University "Streptococcal bacteria showing their polysaccharide capsule". The Global Pneumococcal Sequencing Project (GPS) By: Stephanie Lo, PhDStreptococcus pneumoniae (or the pneumococcus) has been known for ...
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...


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25 October 2019
Above photo, provided by Fredrik Lerneryd / Save the Children. Nakwan is only seven days old, and she has pneumonia. She will remain in the clinic under treatment until she is stable. Katilu health centre is located in Katilu, Turkana county in Northern Kenya. The centre receives around 3600 patients per month. Among those patients, around 15 are treated for pneumonia, however due to the heavy rain, they treated 34 pneumonia patients last month. A COMMENT FROM THE COORDINATOR This year to commem...


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Above photo, by Charles Atiki Lomodong / Save the Children. Agnes* holds baby John* in the Save the Children stabilisation centre in Kapoeta, South Sudan. Talks by:  Thomas Kesteman, Foundation Merieux “Results of the Pneumonias' Etiology Among Refug...
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...


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