The Federal Government in collaboration with National Primary Health Care Development Agency and other Supranational Agencies has launched the new Pneumonia Vaccine into Nigeria.
Pneumonia, is an infection of the lungs, needlessly affects millions of people worldwide each year. Pneumonia infections can often be prevented and can usually be treated.
Globally, pneumonia kills nearly 1 million children younger than 5 years of age each year. This is greater than the number of deaths from any infectious disease, such as HIV infection, malaria or tuberculosis.
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