WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY - 12 NOVEMBER 2020

World Pneumonia Day 2020 is,being observed across the globe today on November 12, 2020. The day is marked to increase awareness among the people about the deadly infectious disease. The day aims to raise awareness of the public health problem of pneumonia and help prevent the deaths of millions of children that can be avoided each year due to pneumonia. It is organized by the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia to provoke donors and policymakers to fight pneumonia. Pneumonia can be severe for infants under the age of 5 and older people over the age of 65, as well as health-related issues and people with weak immune systems. As the day World Pneumonia Day 2020 is being celebratedtoday , a lot of people have been wondering about the World Pneumonia Day history, significance and World Pneumonia Day theme in 2020. World Pneumonia Day theme: This year, the World Pneumonia Day 2020 will be conducted amid a global pandemic. According to stoppneumonia.org, PNEUMONIA add 1.9 million to the death toll this year. It could increase all-cause pneumonia deaths by more than 75%. This World Pneumonia Day 2020 has called for governments and stakeholders in making sure a massive effort to curb the pandemic and reducing the respiratory infections and deaths among both children and adults. Word Pneumonia Day History The Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia established World Pneumonia Day in 2009. When the first World Pneumonia Day is launched, pneumonia kills about 1.2 million children each year. In 2013, WHO and UNICEF released the integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea. It sets the goal that by 2025, there will be no more than three pneumonia deaths per 1,000 live births in each country. World Pneumonia Day significance As per the WHO, pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death in children under five years old. Although the disease is easily preventable and treatable, the death count by the disease is huge. The day holds great significance as it is the leading infectious killer of children under the age of 5. The day promotes interventions in protecting against the disease as well as preventing and treating pneumonia. The day also calls for action including donor investment to combat pneumonia and several other deadly diseases.

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Word pneumonia day Very encouraging to read and listen As we know and celebrate so many days in a year nice yet one more day for an elimination of deadly disease Awareness amongst medical faternity and so in general public is of paramount importance Medical faternity must be well aware with pneumonia and its aetiology and prognosis and thence the treatment of same Simultaneously very important to make aware and edjucate the public about this illness and its consequences even death hence how to prevent from it As many vaccinations are available for pediatric as well geriatrics To impliment and edjucate about the same How the lifestyle can help in prevention as not to indulge and out door in pollution or extreme cold or venture in unfavourable conditions So also food and diet habits so as to avoid the food from which you can contact infection easily Very important cause is community aquired pneumonia and reluctant or resistant pneumonias which are difficult to treat and usually fatal Thus we can draw a inspiration from this day and fix our goals and duties towards mankind for which we took hippocrates

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HIGHLY INFORMATIVE HELPFUL UPDATE NICELY. ILLUSTRATED.. THANKS. FOR. SHARING DR. YOGRAJ. JI

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