World Pneumonia Day

Pneumonia is an infectious disease of the lungs, most often it affects children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systemsG November 12, World Pneumonia Day, appeared on the calendar at the initiative of the Global Coalition against Childhood Pneumonia. One of the tools that helps achieve attention to the problem of pneumonia is World Pneumonia Day. On this day, health care institutions organize preventive measures, conduct medical examinations. The World Health Organization, together with UNICEF, announced the “Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia.” The goal of this plan is to intensify the fight against pneumonia with the help of combined measures to protect children, prevent and treat the disease. It is children who suffer from pneumonia in the first place. This disease is the leading cause of juvenile mortality worldwide. Every year, it kills 1.4 million children under the age of five. It is more than AIDS, malaria and measles combined. Pneumonia is prevalent everywhere, but children in South Asia and Africa suffer the most from it. The importance of this world day to combat pneumonia, the symptoms of this disease, preventive measures, measures to strengthen the immunity were discussed by students of 244 GM group, together with the curator Olzhayeva R.R., at the Department of Biochemistry and Chemical Disciplines named after Professor S.O. Tapbergenov

Curator Olzhayeva R.R., students of 244 gr. GM


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