Helping To End Childhood Deaths From Pneumonia

No child should die from the cold. It requires international action to end this tragedy. That is why I am pleased that the UK is the largest donor to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which delivers the pneumococcal vaccine to developing countries to protect against the main cause of pneumonia. between 2010 and 2016, 109 million children received the vaccine with Gavi support, saving an estimated 762,000.

The UK is firmly committed to achieving the Global Goals. As part of this commitment, DFID supports countries to build stronger health systems that can respond to existing diseases and emerging health needs.

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