Fighting childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea

Fighting childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea: video and presentations from the Lancet series on Childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea.

18 Apr 2013

WaterAid is backing the UNICEF and WHO integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD). 

As part of this global partnership, the Lancet has launched a series of academic papers to provide evidence for integrated control efforts for childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea.

WaterAid attended the launch of the Lancet Series on Friday 12 April 2013 and, with the kind permission of the Lancet and Aga Khan University, recorded the event.Where possible we have also included the presentations that accompany the videos.

Welcome - Dr. Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet
Welcome Remarks - Dr. Ian Maconochie, Registrar, RCPCH:

Global Burden & Epidemiology of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea - Dr. Christa Fischer Walker, Johns Hopkins University:

Interventions to address deaths from childhood Pneumonia and Diarrhoea equitably; What works and at what cost? - Prof. Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Professor & Founding Chair, The Aga Khan University:

Bottlenecks, barriers, and solutions: Results from multicountry consultations focused on reduction of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths - Dr. Shamim A Qazi, World Health Organization, Geneva:

Ending of preventable deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea: An achievable goal - Dr. Elizabeth Mason, Director, Department of Maternal and Child Health, WHO:

Research Priorities for Childhood Pneumonia & Diarrhoea - Prof. Igor Rudan, Research Director, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh:

Questions & Answers - Moderators Dr Richard Horton & Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta:

Remarks - Dr. Andreas Konstantopoulos, President elect, International Paediatric Association:

Closing Remarks - Prof. Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Professor & Founding Chair, The Aga Khan University:

Short interview - Prof. Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Professor & Founding Chair, The Aga Khan University:

Short interview - Dr. Elizabeth Mason, Director, Department of Maternal and Child Health, WHO: