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Helping Babies Breathe

The American Academy of Pediatrics

Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the World Health ...

Hope Phones Cellular Phone Reuse Program

Hope Phones via Medic Mobile

The Hope Phones campaign was created in 2009 as a way to fund the global efforts of Medic Mobile, their parent organization that advances healthcare in 16 countries with mobile technology. Half a million cell phones are discarded in the United ...

IV Drip Controller

Design that Matters

This device allows for controlled administration of intravenous medicine without the need for trained staff or specialized equipment. In developed nations IV drips are delivered by electric pumps when dosing accuracy is needed. These provide ...

Ila Trust - Mobile Clinics and Electronic Medical Record System to improve quality of living

Ila Trust

The Ila Trust is to provide mobile clinics for the most vulnerable population in society. There are two mobile clinics, one works in and around old Delhi in the areas of Lahori Gate, G.B Road, Jama Masjid, Majnu Ka Tila, Turkman Gate, Ajmeri ...

Interceptor Nets

BASF SE

Interceptor® is a mosquito net recommended by the World Health Organization for malaria control.

A polymer binder system is combined with Fendona® insecticide and applied directly to the fibers of the Interceptor® nets in a unique treatment ...

Intradermal Adapter

PATH

Rabies vaccine is expensive and often in short supply—approximately 20,000 people die of rabies each year in India, often because they were unable to access treatment. For rabies vaccine, the same or better protection can be achieved by ...

ayzh

JANMA is a $2 clean birth kit, created to help hospitals and nonprofit organizations prevent infection at time of birth and reduce maternal and infant mortality. The kit contains simple tools recommended by the World Health Organization to ...

Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti

The Jaipur Foot is a low cost prosthetic leg with lifelike performance. It uses many of the advanced joint designs found in other prosthetic limbs. It retails for $80, in contrast to American-made prosthetics which can cost more than $10,000 ...

Design Revolution

Globally, approximately 10 million above-knee amputees live in developing countries and need assistive devices to regain mobility and return to work. The knee joint is the most complex and expensive component of a leg prosthesis system, and ...

Jana Care, Inc.

Jana Care reverses "diabesity" by building next generation diagnostics and evidence-based lifestyle coaching programs for diabetics in the developing world, all made available on mobile phones. Jana Care's diabetes management application ...

PATH

Injections without needles? It may sound too good to be true, but PATH and our commercial partners are bringing “jet injection” to developing-country immunization programs, where the technology will make it safer for kids to get their shots. ...

Kangaroo Mother Care

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a method of care for all newborn babies, both premature and full-term. This method uses the mother's skin and presence to stabilize the baby. It also promotes breastfeeding, which itself can be lifesaving for ...

ieCrowd

The Kite Patch is a small patch that uses the worldwide discovery of technology capable of blocking mosquitoes' ability to track humans. The Kite Patch uses patent-pending, non-toxic compounds and is worn on clothing and provides up to 48 hours ...

LaZoi Lifecare Pvt Ltd

People often find it difficult to find specific information on doctors, including which doctor should be consulted for specialized problems. www.LaZoi.com (formerly HelpMeDoc.in) provides an online database of doctors, their specializations and ...

GRIT

The Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC) is a lever-propelled wheelchair that provides unparalleled mobility on rough terrain. Instead of using gears and derailleurs that are likely to break under the conditions faced by developing country users, the ...

Medical Technology Transfer Services

The MTTS Lightmeter provides precise measurement of the intensity of the blue light spectrum that is necessary to treat jaundice in infants. This measurement allows health professionals to ensure phototherapy units are working correctly, and ...

Diagnostics For All

DFA’s first project is a rapid, low-cost, point-of-care diagnostic device to monitor liver function. While many of the highly potent drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS and TB are toxic to the liver, deaths due to drug-induced liver failure are very ...

Medical Technology Transfer Services

In order to create an optimal environment for taking care of newborn babies, MTTS has developed the Infant Bed to help health workers easily care for and transfer babies inside of medical facilities. The latest version of the Infant Bed ...

Medical Technology Transfer Services

As babies leave the warmth of the mother’s womb for the much cooler environment of the delivery room, those with limited metabolic capacity due to illness, prematurity or low birthweight are susceptible to experiencing thermal instability. MTTS ...

icddr,b

Postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of maternal death and disability worldwide, causes nearly 500,000 deaths annually. In late 2010, icddd,b scientists developed and began successfully testing an absorbent birth mat that, when fully ...

Medic Mobile

Medic Mobile makes mobile technology accessible. Most mobile phone owners live in the developing world, yet many mobile health initiatives fail to grow beyond a few dozen people. Mobile Medic aims to close the gap and reach scale by using the ...

mothers2mothers

The Mentor Mother Model is a simple and effective approach that trains, employs and empowers local mothers living with HIV, called Mentor Mothers, as frontline healthcare workers in understaffed health centers and within communities. In ...

Dr. Shane Quinonez, M.D.

The MiGene Family History Application is a mobile app available for Android that assists physicians in gathering patient demographic data and medical histories. It can also record data and, while helping community health workers care for their ...

PATH

In the midst of the growing AIDS pandemic, microbicides could provide urgently needed options for women and men seeking protection from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. With numerous microbicide products in preclinical or ...

Jayaashree Industries

The Mini Sanitary Napkin Making Machine is a low-cost solution for making sanitary napkins, while benefiting Ladies Self Help Groups (SHGs) and aspiring women entrepreneurs. The machine defibrates wood fiber, forming a core that is then sealed ...

Nanoly Bioscience, Inc.

Currently in development, the Nanoly Chemical Protector for Vaccines is a nano-particle based chemical shield that allows vaccines to survive without refrigeration so that they can be safely distributed in off-grid communities.

Nanoly is ...

PATH

Every year an estimated 4 million babies die in the first four weeks of life. Birth asphyxia/trauma—the condition when a baby does not breathe at birth—is the third most common cause of newborn deaths, accounting for 23 percent of all ...

PATH

Postpartum hemorrhage kills more new mothers than any other cause—an estimated 71,800 annually. The antishock garment—originally conceived by NASA for use in space—can slow excessive bleeding after childbirth and stabilize the mother until she ...

North Star Alliance

North Star Alliance brings health to hard-to-reach people across Africa in a “Blue Box”. They use converted shipping containers (painted blue) to house clinics that deliver public health programmes for people with increased health risks, like ...

Nutriset

ReSoMal is used for the preparation of an oral rehydration solution (ORS) exclusively for people suffering from severe acute malnutrition. It must be used under medical supervision in therapeutic feeding centres, and must not be given directly ...

Sumitomo Chemical

Traditional mosquito nets require regular dipping in insecticide to maintain effectiveness in repelling mosquitoes, as insecticide is dislodged during regular use and washing. There are also practical problems in re-treating nets in remote ...

Compatible Technology International

The Omega Grinder is an affordable hand-operated burr mill that produces flour from grains and makes a creamy paste from roasted nuts.

The Omega Grinder is effective at making creamy peanut butter, cocoa butter, maize or millet flour and ...

EinDollarBrille e.V.

The OneDollarGlasses are manufactured on bending and milling machines specially designed for this purpose. The spectacle frames consist of a lightweight and flexible frame made of extremely robust, rustproof and hypoallergenic spring steel wire ...

Operation ASHA

Operation ASHA is a community based program model for areas with high TB prevalence. The model uses local workers to expand access to services and products of high quality at affordable prices among disadvantaged communities worldwide. The ...

Medical Technology Transfer Services

Healthcare-associated infection is a major problem for patient safety and pervades nearly all healthcare facilities and systems around the world. Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is considered the leading cause of HCAI and spreading ...

OraSure Technologies, Inc.

The OraQuick ADVANCE® Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test detects antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2 in 20 minutes.

The OraQuick test provides the following features:

  • Provides results in 20 minutes, enabling patients to learn their status in a single ...
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