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Pneumonia in Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: Burden, Risk Factors, Aetiology, Management and Prevention

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This lecture will highlight the importance of pneumonia in African children, including epidemiology, causative agents, treatment options, and preventive strategies.

Webinar title: Pneumonia in Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: Burden, risk factors, aetiology, management and prevention

Speaker: Dr. David Moore

David Moore is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist working in Johannesburg, South Africa, at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. He obtained his PhD in 2018, as a collaborator on the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) Project and is currently the site principle investigator on the PediCAP Trial. In PERCH, the aetiology of the World Health Organisation (WHO) defined severe pneumonia was explored using a case-control study design. PediCAP is a 2×5 factorial randomised controlled trial exploring the safety and efficacy of step-down to oral dispersible antibiotic therapy in children hospitalised with WHO-defined severe pneumonia.


  • Burden and epidemiology of pneumonia in African children
  • Changing spectrum of aetiology in childhood pneumonia
  • Antimicrobial stewardship strategies
  • Understand emerging modalities of prevention of severe pneumonia in children

Date: Thursday, 30th of November 2023

Time: 3 pm Central Africa Time (CAT)

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1