Today is World Pneumonia Day.
Among 90 lakh children dying acroos the world,India alone contributes to 20 lakh deaths every year.Nearly 4 lakh children under five die in India due to Pneumonia. It is more than deaths caused by AIDS,Malaria and Measles combined.Pneumonia is a preventable and treatable disease .
\”Save the Children\” today started a Post Card campaign. 20 thousand postcard addressed to the Prime Minister have been distributed among people in which it has demanded that budget allocation for health sector should be increased and it should be 3 % instead of existing 1 %.