Topics » Global Health   Nov. 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

Protecting against Pneumonia

2 of 10

Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

Protecting against Pneumonia

Pneumonia, an infection in the lungs, is the number one cause of death for young children in Nicaragua. A new vaccine for pneumococcal pneumonia is being rolled out by the government and GAVI, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay