2015 PNEUMONIA AND DIARRHEA PROGRESS REPORT

The 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report evaluates the progress of the 15 countries with the greatest burden of under-five pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in implementing 10 high-impact interventions outlined in the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhea (GAPPD), where data are available, and evaluates the need to accelerate the implementation of select interventions and assure sustainability of that progress.  The 10 interventions scored include vaccination, exclusive breastfeeding, access to care, and use of antibiotics, oral rehydration solution, and zinc to treat the illnesses.

Read the 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report here.