Strategic investments in health care for all are needed to ensure safe births, treatment of tuberculosis, malaria, measles, pneumonia and diarrhoea, and children are vaccinated
In Africa, more people will die as a result of what we are doing to prevent Covid-19 than will be saved by doing it
The late Minister Edna Molewa died from Legionnaires’ disease – an extremely acute form of pneumonia, her family said on Sunday.
Turns out it takes a village to raise a child but also to protect them.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help to change that.
A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.
Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.
South Africa was the first African country to introduce the expensive but effective pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar, into its immunisation programme.
Madiba’s prison past may have played a role in his recurrent lung infections.
Prevenar and Rotarix have emptied paediatric wards but the coverage is still too low.
Pakistan is set to become the first country in South Asia to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine to protect children against pneumonia.