EHS-COVID (30) World Pneumonia Day Panel on "Maintaining Progress on Childhood Pneumonia in the COVID-19 Era"

11 November, 2020

On November 13, 2020 at 10:00am EST, IVAC will host a 90-minute panel, “Maintaining Progress on Childhood Pneumonia in the COVID-19 Era".

The COVID-19 pandemic now threatens global progress on preventing and treating childhood pneumonia, potentially reversing decades of health gains for the world’s most vulnerable children. Please join us for a panel discussion featuring leading scientists and child health advocates addressing the urgent need to maintain progress in fighting childhood pneumonia in the COVID-19 era.

https://jh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_W08ki_UTQOGi6YAwszQzbQ

Pneumonia claims the lives of more young children than any other disease – over 800,000 children under 5 each year worldwide are lost to this largely preventable infectious disease. The COVID-19 pandemic now threatens global progress on preventing and treating childhood pneumonia, potentially reversing decades of health gains for the world’s most vulnerable children. Please join us for a panel discussion featuring leading scientists and child health advocates addressing the urgent need to maintain progress in fighting childhood pneumonia in the COVID-19 era.

Panelists include:

Anuradha Gupta, MBA (Gavi)

Bryan N. Patenaude, ScD (IVAC)

Keith Klugman, MD, PhD (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Senjuti Saha, PhD (Child Health Research Foundation, Bangladesh)

Samir Saha, PhD (Child Health Research Foundation, Bangladesh)

Temie Giwa-Tubosun, MPA (Every Breath Counts)

Moderated by Cynthia Gorney (National Geographic Magazine)

Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator, neil@hifa.org www.hifa.org