Almost one million childhood deaths are attributed to pneumonia annually, leading UNICEF to issue a call in 2011 for product innovation to create a respiratory monitor. Now, Royal Philips is almost ready to launch its Children’s Automated Respiration Monitor that is designed to address those needs.
Read more about pneumonia and its effect on children worldwide in a UNICEF publication.
Do more by exploring UNICEF’s pneumonia statistics. How is the fight against pneumonia going? What effect will this new wearable have on at-risk populations?
Learn how to help with the annual World Pneumonia Day: Act Now