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World Pneumonia Day

As we are coming close  to November 12 which is observed as World Pneumonia Day, we would like to hear from you ” What you will do to Stop Pneumonia. So kindly mail us your or your society’s plan in brief and we  will be posting  it on IPA website and  will share on social media. For more information on World Pneumonia Day log on to stoppneumonia.org

We would request you to share it widely with your members  through social media and other communication sources. Below are some suggestions for the post and sample  tweets. Don’t forget to tag us @IPAWorldorg

1) The countdown begins. #WorldPneumoniaDay is Nov. 12! @IPAWorldorg

2) Know the issues. #StopPneumonia. http://stoppneumonia.org/issues/ @IPAWorldorg

3) We can #StopPneumonia. Find more information on proven prevention and treatment measures http://stoppneumonia.org/issues/ #WorldPneumoniaDay @IPAWorldorg

4) Pneumonia kills more children under the age of 5 worldwide than other deadly diseases. #StopPneumonia #WorldPneumoniaDay @IPAWorldorg

5) Overcome pneumonia, with proven interventions: exclusive breastfeeding, adequate nutrition, reduced household air pollution, clean water and sanitation, vaccines, and antibiotics. #WorldPneumoniaDay @IPAWorldorg

Further for your perusal please find the link to final report on GAPPD and the Lancet series along with the attached excecutive summary of  the Lancet series from 2013.  Let’s together contribute to Stop Pneumonia.