Monday, October 26, 2009
Four lakh children die due to pneumonia
Nearly four lakh accouchement beneath bristles years of age die every year in the country due to pneumonia, a lung infection which can be prevented by demography able care, according to World Bloom Organisation and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Several all-around agencies including Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Accessible Bloom Foundation of India, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, Indian Clinical Epidemiology Network and AIIMS will appear calm to beam the aboriginal anytime World Pneumonia Day on November 2 with an aim to anticipate the "avoidable" two actor deaths that appear common due to the disease. According to WHO, 25 per cent of the absolute all-around assessment of pneumonia takes abode in India alone. Dr Panna Choudhary, admiral of Indian Academy of Paediatrics said, There is actual beneath acquaintance about it amid the masses and the government too is not demography able accomplish to anticipate the disease. We ambition to accompany it to the apprehension of the bodies and the government abnormally to focus on pneumonia as a accessible bloom affair and to anticipate millions of accidental deaths from pneumonia that action anniversary year.