World Pneumonia Day is an awareness topic that began in 2009. The main goal of this initiative to help slow down and prevent the spread of pneumonia. Although there are vaccines and this type of disease is treatable, many lack the ability to afford or have limited access to these resources. As a result, pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death for children in third world countries. What can we do to help? Stoppneumonia.org provides up-to-date information on different ways companies are trying to provide resources and treatments. By visiting this website and educating ourselves we can help learn ways to protect ourselves as well as help those in need who are less fortunate.