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12 February 2020
Why measles is the master childhood infection By Michael Mina Measles was once so common it was considered a near right-of-passage into adulthood. Until the introduction of the measles containing vaccine in the 1960’s, the measles virus, ar...
11 January 2020
Above photo provided by Professor Ron Dagan What is pneumococcal pneumonia? Can pneumococcal conjugate vaccines help answer the question? By Ron Dagan It is well accepted that acute lower respiratory tract infection (LRI) is the leading cause of deat...
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...


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12 February 2020
A Comment from the Coordinator Lots going on in the world of pneumonia.  January 29-31, 2020 stakeholders gathered at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona, Spain to attend the Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia.  In addition to a declaration to reduce child pneumonia deaths to less than 3 per 1000 live births by 2030, outcomes from the meeting included important commitments from Indonesia (introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine into routine immunization services), Nigeria (introduction of national p...


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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...


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