The impact of community-level treatment on children with severe pneumonia:

How results from a multi-country study encourage a review of current global policy and practice to save lives A blog by Golam Mothabbir, Senior Advisor, Health and Nutrition, Save the Children International – Bangladesh Country Office, and Eric Swedberg, Managing Director, Child Health, Department of Global Health, Save the Children, USA....

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Call to action on childhood pneumonia: a key step on the path to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on child survival

By Eric Swedberg and Steve Wall Hundreds of participants including government ministers and senior planners from high-burden countries, leaders of United Nations and multi-lateral development agencies, major donors, non-governmental organizations, corporations and pneumonia researchers will be meeting this week for the first ever Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia. During our...

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Integrating Simplified Treatment Regimens to Manage Sepsis in Sick Young Infants

This blog was originally published on USAID's Health Research Program website here. By Samira Aboubaker Neonatal infections including pneumonia, sepsis, and meningitis are responsible for 21% of neonatal deaths annually and were responsible for over 550,000 out of 2.6 million neonatal deaths in 2016.1 Timely and appropriate inpatient care and...

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