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Entries by Dr. Orin Levine from 10/2009

Are You Smarter than the World's Global Health Donors?

| Posted 10.02.2009 | World

Pneumonia is so poorly recognized that New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof called it "The killer no one suspects" and UNICEF dubbed it "the forgotten killer of children."

You Think Blue Jeans For Pneumonia Is Ridiculous?

| Posted 10.07.2009 | Impact

Pneumonia kills more children than any other illness and yet hardly anyone talks about it. In an effort to get the word out, a growing movement proposes that everyone wear blue jeans on World Pneumonia Day, November 2nd.

Are some deaths worse than others?

| Posted 10.14.2009 | World

Successful journalists know the power of telling a human story with each piece.  A narrative of an individual or group of people makes readers re...

Brown and runny but not very funny

| Posted 10.18.2009 | World

In America when you hear people talk about diarrhea it’s usually in a whisper.  It’s not something like to talk about in “polit...

Help Wanted: The Voices of Mothers and Fathers

| Posted 10.26.2009 | World

Last week, I attended the launch of a new report - the State of the World’s Vaccines and Immunizations – at the National Press Club in ...