Meet Dr. Michael Hawkes, an Edmonton doctor and Distinguished Researcher at the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, who has developed a low-cost, life-saving piece of equipment that will help treat young pneumonia patients in developing countries.

Pneumonia is the leading cause of death among children globally. Dr. Hawkes married the powers of the sun and air to make his technology a reality. Learn how the technology is already being used in Ugandan hospitals and saving patients such as six-month old Benson. Prepare to be inspired.


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Health City is an exciting and ground-breaking initiative officially being launched in Edmonton on June 15, 2017. This podcast is designed to connect you directly with the people who make up Health City, from the academic and civic leaders to the scientists and researchers to the entrepreneurs who are bringing new health innovations to market.

Join us for these riveting and behind-the-scenes conversations and find out why Health City matters to Edmonton and beyond.