Pneumonia kills half a million children under five in sub-Saharan Africa every year, with the region accounting for half of all global deaths from pneumonia of children under five. Most of these deaths are due to misdiagnosis and the lack of access to treatment. To mitigate this problem, Brian Turyabagye and Olivia Koburongo of Uganda, after consulting with medical professionals, designed a biomedical smart jacket which is expected to diagnose pneumonia at a rate three to four times faster than a doctor. Read more: