Technology for children with serious diseases

Project: “Come and play with the Courageous Lion!”
Partner: The Association Little People Romania
Beneficiaries: Children and young peoples in oncology wards
Location: Cluj, Timișoara, Iași, Târgu Mureș, Constanța
Launched: 2015
Budget: RON 314,175
Purpose of the project: Building mobile applications by which children and young people in oncology wards can better understand the medical procedure that will help them get healthy.


The daily difficulties, fears, pain, invasive medical procedures and a multitude of questions and needs faced by children and young people admitted in oncology units


– a mobile application which allows the questionnaire for the daily patient supporting program (”I’m not afraid!”) to be digitalized, by converting the complex evaluation and monitoring system into electronic form;
– creating therapeutic games, within the mobile application, through which children and teenagers can improve their perception of the illness, have a better understanding of the medical procedures and the response to treatment, and are helped to overcome their medical condition more easily.

Resources and equipment::

– 3 psihologi
– 19 tablets and internet cards.


The first mobile application for Pediatric Oncology patients in România
2,300 children and teenagers with cancer, aged between 6 and 15, registered in the mobile application, hospitalized in 9 pediatric oncology sections in Cluj, Iași, Timișoara, Târgu Mureș and Constanța.
3,100 legal guardians will answer the questionnaire for parents that is available in the application.