Fighting for breath: The Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia
The ARIDA project inspired the organization of the first global forum on childhood pneumonia which was held in CosmoCaixa Barcelona in January 2020.
The conference was organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the ”la Caixa” Foundation in collaboration with ISGlobal, Save the Children, Every Breath Counts, GAVI The Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, USAID and Unitaid.
It counted on the participation of ministers and authorities from African and Asian countries, world leaders and experts in pneumonia and the most prestigious global health entities and foundations. In total, more than 400 attendees from 30 countries.