Save the Children India's celebration of World Pneumonia Day 2018

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Watch how the Save the Children India Office marked World Pneumonia Day 2018 above.

 

 

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Save the Children releases new pneumonia videos

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Save the Children has recently released new video content around child pneumonia.  

 

View the videos by clicking on each of the video titles or embedded videos below:

What is Pneumonia? 

 

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Kevin Watkins delivers impactful speech on pneumonia at Social Good Summit 2018

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At this year's Social Good Summit, Kevin Watkins sets out the case for tackling pneumonia, and the reasons the disease has been ignored for so long.

 

"The battle against pneumonia is one that we can win, but we have to wake up."

 

Watch his full and impactful speech below:

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The plastic bottle saving babies from pneumonia

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CNN, 28 September 2018:  CNN's Kristie Lu Stout talks to Dr. Mohammod Chisti about his life-saving innovation, a re-purposed plastic shampoo bottle that is helping to save infants suffering from pneumonia.   
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Reversing the spread of AMR in Zimbabwe

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The discovery of antibiotics has resulted in improved health, better treatment outcomes, and prolonged life expectancy. In plants and animals, it has led to improved treatments for diseases, resulting in increased agricultural productivity. Recently, however, the benefits of these drugs have been challenged by Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Drug resistance means that diseases take longer to treat and are more severe and in some cases leading to lifelong ailments or death, causing reduced productivity and loss of income. 

 

Zimbabwe is among the pilot countries that have been selected by Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization and the World Organisation for Animal Health OIE to raise awareness of AMR, thus mitigating the threats it poses.

 

This video highlights the threats posed by AMR and what can be done to address it. View the video below or click here. 

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