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Infographic: World Pneumonia Day Infographic 2014

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World Pneumonia Day
Every breath counts. Stop pneumonia now. November 12th. http://www.worldpneumoniaday.org

The facts
Pneumonia is the number one infectious disease killer of children under 5
99% of pneumonia deaths in children under 5 occur in low and middle income countries
USA: 300
China: 33,000
Ethiopia: 35,000
DRC: 48,000
Pakistan: 71,000
Nigeria: 121,000
India: 174,000

Simple, proven solutions
Exclusive breastfeeding for baby’s first six months, vaccination, safe drinking water and good sanitation, frequent hand washing with soap, good nutrition especially for kids aged 6 months to 2 years, adequate indoor ventilation

Every breath counts. Stop pneumonia now.
#fightpneumonia
www.worldpneumoniaday.org

 
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  • Page last updated: November 10, 2014
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