World Pneumonia Day (12 November 2017)

The 2017 World Pneumonia Day (WPD) will take place on 12 November. This year, the IFA will highlight the importance of vaccination against pneumococcal pneumonia for older people and at-risk groups. These vulnerable groups have a higher likelihood of complications from pneumonia including hospitalization, admission to long-term care, or premature death.

Throughout World Pneumonia Day the IFA encourages readers to use the provided social media resources below to share with your networks the importance of raising awareness about the risks associated with pneumococcal pneumonia, and improving adult vaccination uptake rates among at-risk populations, and to follow/re-post from the IFA’s social media platforms:

To download the social media kit and materials, click here.