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Pneumonia: Indonesia's forgotten child killer

  • Sri Rezeki S. Hadinegoro

Jakarta | Thu, July 3 2008 | 10:38 am

PREMIUM Indonesia is modernizing rapidly, yet there is one area in which we can still make vast improvements: child health. Several preventable and treatable diseases continue to collectively claim the lives of thousands of Indonesian children each year. But no illness here kills more than childhood pneumonia. As a pediatrician and chairwoman of the Indonesian Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Im...