Pakistan Attacks Pneumonia With Free Vaccine — IPS-Inter Press Service news

A new vaccine will immunise five million Pakistani children annually against pneumonia. Credit: Adil Siddiqi KARACHI, Nov 22 2012 (IPS) – Medical practitioners at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH), a leading government-run children’s hospital in Karachi, hope that this will be the last winter they have to treat a stream of children suffering…

AKHSP launches mass awareness campaign – The Frontier Post com News

KARACHI (APP): The Aga Khan Health Services Pakistan (AKHSP) launched a mass awareness campaign against pneumonia on Saturday. The three-day exercise that coincides with “World Pneumonia Day,” celebrated every year on November 12 holds particular relevance for children below five years of age.More than 1.5 million children die worldwide due to pneumonia with a vast…