The Faces of Pneumonia: A conversation Moderated by Cokie Roberts
Friday, November 12th 201010:00am until 11:00am
Reception immediately following
THE BARBARA JORDAN CONFERENCE CENTER at the KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION1330 G STREET NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20005
Pneumonia is the #1 killer of children worldwide, claiming more than 1.5 million children every year – more than AIDS, malaria and measles combined. Most of these lives could be saved by increasing access to immunization and antibiotics.
As thousands take part in events around the world on the 2nd Annual World Pneumonia Day, you can join the conversation on pneumonia, learn about actions underway around the globe and what must be done to protect the world’s most vulnerable children.
The conversation includes:
- How community health workers approach pneumonia prevention in a resource poor country
- A parent on the value of vaccinesGlobal pneumonia prevention policy now and for the future
- The media’s everyday role in communicating health information in the developing world
- An update on the latest science and proven prevention intervention
For more information visit http://worldpneumoniaday.org/