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 pneumonia control strategy), and Spain (increased Official Development Assistance support).
In addition, this month in our Deep Breaths Blog, we will hear from PIN Member Michael Mina as he discusses why measles is the master childhood infection.