World Pneumonia Day (WPD)

WPD is globally marked on November 12th This day is set aside to; create a platform to raise awareness on the burden of the pneumonia disease; promote prevention and community targeted interventions and ensure adequate treatment for children with the illness. DCL has provided logistics and technical support to IVAC, NPHCDA, GSK, and Paediatric Association of Nigeria to host WPD events in Nigeria since 2013. DCL and partners have launched a pneumonia short video challenge to support advocacy efforts in reducing deaths due to pneumonia.

IVAC Pneumonia Fact Sheet

IVAC Pneumonia Fact Sheet (PDF – Download)