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Pocket Doc for Pneumonia: Top 10 Impact Challenge finalist

Vote for BC Children's Hospital Foundation in the Impact Challenge
Your vote can help save children’s lives worldwide!
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​BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is one of 10 finalists for the Impact Challenge. Five organizations from across Canada will be awarded $750,000 to fund their projects. Four of the winners will be chosen by Google and one will be based on public voting.

Your vote will help fund Pocket Doc for Pneumonia, a low-cost smartphone tool that will help health care workers in remote areas and developing countries accurately diagnose pneumonia, quickly provide treatment and save lives.

Did you know?
  • Childhood pneumonia is the leading cause of death for children under five years of age worldwide.
  • In 2015, at least one million children under the age of five died of pneumonia.
  • Pocket Doc for Pneumonia will save kids’ lives by helping health workers in remote areas accurately diagnose pneumonia and provide life-saving treatments.
For more information about the project, visit


Vote until Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 

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