Indoor air pollution important risk factor for childhood pneumonia-Save the children report2 min read 26 Nov 2019, 07:44 PM IST
The report encapsulates results from an in-depth assessment of five high-burden states
According to the report, the overall prevalence rate of Acute Respiratory Infection among Under-5 children in the 5 study states was at 13.4%
Household air pollution remains an important risk factor for childhood pneumonia in India, a report by Save the Children, a non governmental organisation working for children welfare said on Tuesday. Stating that Pneumonia continues to remain a public health problem in India, the report titled “Situation Analysis of Pneumonia in India" stated there is a gross under-reporting of pneumonia cases both in public and private healthcare domain.
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