World Pneumonia Day – November 12, 2016


Today is World Pneumonia Dayand we are reaching out to friends, colleagues, members and everyone concerned with healthy ageing for your involvement.

Improving adult vaccination uptake rates is critical for healthy ageing populations around the world. To that end, the IFA has developed a comprehensive social media calendar.  The calendar includes adult vaccination messages posted every 30 minutes, focusing not only on awareness and prevention, but the work of World Coalition on Adult Vaccination. 

Join us on Twitter and Facebook today and share key messages on pneumonia awareness and prevention.

Today is #WorldPneumoniaDay! We’re raising awareness about #pneumonia – a diseases that causes 800,000 adult deaths per year worldwide.

— The IFA (@IntFedAgeing) November 11, 2016


The IFA is asking friends, colleagues, and members who want to age healthily to show your support for World Pneumonia Day by setting up the 2016 Twibbon Icon on your Facebook and/or Twitter profile picture.  

Click here to add a Twibbon to your account.

The IFA looks forward to seeing our impact on World Pneumonia Day!