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Childhood Pneumonia

Getting Meds to Sick Kids at the End of the Supply Chain

Joel Lamstein | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Joel Lamstein

For community case management to be truly effective, countries and partners must invest in supply chains so that they can forecast, finance, procure, and deliver life-saving medicines to community health workers.

The Miracle of Vaccines

Melinda Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Melinda Gates

It's really hard to see a child struggling to breathe. But there were several in the acute care ward I visited in Kenya. Pneumonia is such a terrible disease, but there is a new tool that can prevent many cases of it -- and prevent them rather easily.

A Child Pneumonia Death Every 20 Seconds Is Unacceptable

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

Pneumonia still kills more children under the age of five than any other disease, claiming a young life every 20 seconds.

Childhood Pneumonia: The Killer That's Slipped Through the Cracks

Dr. Bill Frist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Bill Frist

The leading killer of children under the age of five in the developing world is pneumonia. Not malaria. Not AIDS. A highly preventable and treatable illness is claiming 1.5 million young lives every year.