Important milestone signals progress in the fight against the world’s leading killer of children

On the heels of the release of new data that confirms pneumonia remains the world’s leading killer of children, the World Health Assembly passed an important and timely resolution today to prioritize the prevention and treatment of this devastating disease. The Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts (PACE), applauds this commitment by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its member states as an important step forward in the fight for child survival.