World Pneumonia Day 2018: Ten Years of Progress and the Path Forward

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United Nations Foundation

1750 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

12th Floor

Washington, DC 20006

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This November marks the 10th annual World Pneumonia Day. Please join us for a cocktail reception where you will hear distinguished global health experts talk about the progress made in the prevention and treatment of childhood pneumonia, the challenges that remain, and the path forward to win the fight against this leading killer of children.

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5:00-5:30 pm Cocktail Reception
5:30-5:35 pm Video message from Dr. Orin Levine
5:35-6:00 pm Speakers discuss the fight against childhood pneumonia
6:00-7:00 pm Networking and Cocktail reception

Distinguished Speakers

  • Orin Levine – Director of Vaccine Delivery at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Kate O’Brien – Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center and incoming Director of the World Health Organization’s Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

  • Stefan Peterson – Chief of Health Section for UNICEF and Professor of Global Health, Uppsala University

  • Natasha Bilimoria – Director of U.S. Strategy at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

  • Martha Rebour – Executive Director of the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign (Moderator)

Please email WorldPneumoniaDay@jhu.edu with any questions pertaining to this event.

This event is co-hosted by Shot@Life, a global childhood immunization advocacy campaign of the UN Foundation, and the International Vaccine Access Center of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


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1750 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

12th Floor

Washington, DC 20006

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