May 2018 Member Newsletter

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A Comment from the Coordinator, Announcements, Deep Breaths blog post by Dr. Eric McCollum, Upcoming events, and PIN Member and Partner Updates for May 2018.

  

A Comment from the Coordinator

BIG NEWS: Published in The New England Journal of Medicine, April 26, 2018: Can four twice-yearly mass distributions of oral azithromycin administration have an effect on child mortality? MORDOR study researchers have shown through a cluster-randomized trial in communities in Malawi, Niger, and Tanzania that “among post-neonatal, preschool children in sub-Saharan Africa, childhood mortality is lower in communities randomly assigned to mass distribution of azithromycin than in those assigned to placebo.” The implications of these results showing a significant reduction in child death via routine antibiotic administration could be groundbreaking. This is a big deal. Access the article here!

 

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April 2018 Member Newsletter

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A comment from the coordinator, Deep Breaths blog post by Dr. Adegoke Falade, upcoming events, and PIN member and partner updates for April 2018. 

 

A comment from the coordinator

A special thank you to Drs. Mike English, Sam Akech, Grace Irimu, and Ambrose Agweyu of KEMRI-Wellcome Trust for the insightful presentations given during the Hospital information systems and quality of clinical care webinar event!

 

 

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February 2018 Member Newsletter

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A comment from the coordinator, Deep Breaths blog post by Dr. Mark Ansermino, upcoming events, and PIN member and partner updates for February 2018.  A Comment from the Coordinator Our webpage will better serve our growing membership and give you, our network members, the power to easily access important and up-to-date information about pneumonia from anywhere and at anytime. Welcome to our new webpage! Deep Breaths: Blogs from Network Members Can artificial intelligence help win the fight ...
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January 2018 member newsletter

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A comment from the coordinator, Deep Breaths blog post by Mari Couasnon, upcoming events, and PIN member and partner updates for January 2018. A comment from the coordinator Thank you to all who joined us for our CPAP and child pneumonia webinar on January 18, 2018 and a special thank you to Drs. Eric McCollum, Patrick Wilson, and Mohammod Chisti for their informative and insightful presentations. Be sure to check out the newest addition to the 2018 PIN member newsletters: Deep Breaths, a sectio...
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Pneumonia Innovations Network Newsletter

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Announcements CPAP innovations and pneumonia webinar Our next Pneumonia Innovations Network webinar event will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10AM EST. The webinar topic will be CPAP innovations and pneumonia. Join us for presentations by Mohammod Chisti: Non-invasive ventilation in managing childhood pneumonia: Bangladesh scenario Eric McCollum: CPAP IMPACT (Improving Mortality for Pneumonia in African Children Trial) in Malawi Patrick Wilson: Effectiveness of Continuous Positive Airw...
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Pneumonia Innovations Network Newsletter - December 1, 2017

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Announcements Our next Pneumonia Innovations Network webinar event will be held in January of 2018. Mark your calendars December 2-5, 2017 10th Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) in Shenzhen, China December 2, 2017 Save the Children pneumonia symposium on Pneumonia Innovations at WSPID December 6-10, 2017 Dubai Infectious Diseases Week in Dubai, UAE More details on these important events are listed below! A Comment from the Coordinator We are currently workin...
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Pneumonia Innovations Network Newsletter - November 12, 2017

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Announcements Today is World Pneumonia Day! Check out http://stoppneumonia.org/ for more information on World Pneumonia Day. For those members active on social media, you can also support WPD and keep up with WPD-related activity using the hashtags #worldpneumoniaday #everybreathcounts #stoppneumonia childhealth #globalgoals #Fightingforbreath Mark your calendars November 12, 2017 World Pneumonia Day November 12-20, 2017 Child Health Week November 20, 2017 World Children's Day December 2-5, 2017...
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Pneumonia Innovations Network Newsletter- October 15, 2017

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Announcements   The PIN will be hosting the Biomarkers and Pneumonia webinar on November 2nd, 2017 10:00AM – 11:00AM EST. Join us for talks by Dr. Camille Escadafal: Diagnostic needs and gaps to differentiate bacterial from non-bacterial infections Dr. Sabine Dittrich: Target product profiles and product development of biomarker diagnostics Dr. Dan Milner: Distinguishing the etiology of pneumonia syndrome in pediatric patients in malaria-endemic countries using RNA and protein-based methods...
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Pneumonia Innovations Network Newsletter - September 19, 2017

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Announcements Upcoming PIN webinar: Biomarkers and Pneumonia, to be held the week of October 30th, 2017. More info on speakers and talks to come!  World Pneumonia Day is November 12, 2017! Check out http://stoppneumonia.org/ for more information on World Pneumonia Day and Child Health Week (November 12 - November 20). Mark your calendars! October 4, 2017 GenH Social Venture Competition deadline October 11-14, 2017 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health November 8, 2017 Bill and Melinda ...
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