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The Center for Public Health and Development is making news at the UN-associated program on World Pneumonia Day on November 12. Dr Bernard Olayo, the founder of CPHD, will be addressing the gathering in New York for the event and is hoping to bring into focus on more effort is needed to prevent pneumonia-related child deaths in Africa. According to the report Pushing the Pace, in 2013, a child died from pneumonia every 35 seconds. Pneumonia caused the death of an estimated 905,059 children in 2013, with most deaths concentrated among countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, with Kenya being one of the high pneumonia mortality countries and also one of the countries which have the slowest to reduce the numbers. Stay tuned for more details on the event.