Lectures and seminars GlobeLife Seminar: Current Controversies in Paediatric Pneumonia

06-12-2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Add to iCal
Online Online via Zoom.
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Welcome to the network GlobeLife's seminar 'Current Controversies in Paediatric Pneumonia' held online 6 December, 2021.

Pneumonia is the leading cause of infectious deaths in children – but there are still challenges in preventing infections and effective case management. We will be discussing 3 of these key issues: antibiotic treatment, air pollution and pulse oximetry. Please join us for this discussion!


  • Professor Kalpana Balakrishnan, Associate Dean of Research, Sri Ramachandra University, India, "Air pollution and childhood pneumonia".

  • Doctor Eric McCollum, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, USA, "Pulse oximetry in primary care".

  • To be announced, "Targeting antibiotic treatment".

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Join the meeting via Zoom.


Hosted by: Doctor Carina King (Karolinska Institutet) and Doctor Nick Brown (Uppsala).

About GlobeLife

The GlobeLife network aims to promote cooperation to strengthen both research and education in global health at both universities. A long-term goal is joint educational initiatives, increased collaborative research projects and cooperation in supervising doctoral students.

Find more information about upcoming GlobeLife events and other events related to Global health at KI and Uppsala University, as well as recordings of previous GlobeLife seminars at globelife.se