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BEMPU Bracelet

Bempu Health

Regular temperature monitoring can enable early intervention and is one of the most effective ways to ensure newborns are healthy. BEMPU is an innovative bracelet, which detects and alerts in the event of hypothermia, facilitating improved ...

BIRTHweigh

PATH

Low birth weight is the invisible undertow for infants in the developing world, where 95 percent of underweight children are born. Babies who don’t weigh enough at birth are terribly vulnerable. Their bodies are not strong, and they may have a ...

Breath Abacus

SEARCH

Young children can develop infections in the lung, known as pneumonias. These can be potentially harmful, especially for those children without immediate access to emergency care. Doctors in clinics in under-resourced areas often travel between ...

Brilliance: Neonatal Jaundice Treatment

D-Rev

Brilliance is a high-performance medical device to treat newborns with severe jaundice. Jaundice is a serious health risk for babies if left untreated. Because of the high price of standard phototherapy devices, most hospitals in the ...

Busse Obstetrical Kit

Buses Hospital Disposables

The Busse Obstetric Kit is a complete disposable obstetric kit made available in either a cardboard box or soft pouch packaging. Each kit contains essential equipment to provide for hygienic delivery conditions.

Each kit includes:

  • One ...
CPAP V3

Medical Technology Transfer Services

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy supports the airways of pre-term and low-birth weight newborns, who can breathe spontaneously but inadequately. It is a comfortable alternative to relatively invasive therapies, such as ...

Vestergaard

CarePack® is a flexible package of multiple health interventions designed for integrated and cost-effective health programmes. Each CarePack® can be adapted to a variety of health programming objectives.

CarePack® is ideal for:

  • HIV ...

Centre for Vision in the Developing World

Child ViSion™ tackles poor vision by providing self-adjustable glasses through school-based distribution programs in the developing world.

Child Vision™ has developed self-adjustable glasses which the wearer is able to adjust until they can ...

Wheelchairs of Hope

Wheelchairs of Hope has developed a light-weight and affordable plastic wheelchair designed to provide a proper fit and postural support, and to meet the common needs of disabled children aged 5-9 years old.

Wheelchairs of Hope is a ...

PATH

Chlorhexidine, a low-cost antiseptic, prevents deadly infections that enter an infant’s body through a newly cut umbilical cord. Few other interventions have as much promise to rapidly reduce newborn deaths at an affordable price—less than $1 ...

Breath of Life Haiti

Items contained in Breath of Life Haiti Clean Delivery Kits reflect the World Health Organization’s six principles of cleanliness for birth including, (1) clean hands, (2) clean delivery surface, (3) clean perineum, (4) clean cord cutting ...

ColaLife

ColaLife Aidpods are used to distribute an anti-diarrhoea kit through existing soda distribution networks. The specially shaped packages fit between bottles in Coca-Cola crates. They can be shipped through pre-existing channels to get essential ...

Medical Technology Transfer Services

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy supports the airways of pre-term and low-birth weight newborns, who can breathe spontaneously but inadequately. It is a comfortable alternative to relatively invasive therapies, endotracheal ...

Embrace

The Embrace Infant Warmer is a low-cost infant warmer designed for the developing world. The design looks like a miniature sleeping bag, but in reality, will saves lives of vulnerable infants. It is a new, low-cost solution to help keep low ...

Design That Matters

Firefly is a device designed to treat infant jaundice in a hospital setting, designed specifically for low resource settings to reduce the cost of phototherapy treatment. The devices (including a LED blue light source and basinet) are designed ...

GiftedMom

GiftedMom is a social enterprise aiming to improve maternal health by using last-mile mobile technologies. Combining SMS and voice reminders with curative GPS-integrated tricycle solutions, the project aims to end preventable maternal and ...

Designmatters

GiraDora is a human-powered washer/spin-dryer that a user can sit on in order to increase the efficiency of hand-washing clothes, while also improving overall user experience. The user sits on top of the drum-like appliance and pumps a pedal ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jani

Jani Pads are low-cost sanitary pads that help keep girls in school in developing communities. Jani pads consist of four layers. The top and bottom layers are made of biodegradable plastic, while the two middle layers are made out of water ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Every Woman Every Child

The second leading cause of maternal death is pre-eclampsia/eclampsia—most often detected through the elevation of blood pressure during pregnancy—which can lead to seizures, kidney and liver damage, and both maternal and infant deaths, if ...

Technology for Tomorrow

MakaPads provide effective, low-cost protection to every girl and woman. MakaPads are made from papyrus and paper waste. The fibers are beaten, dried and softened using no electricity. They are assembled with a moisture barrier and mesh ...

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 ...

Maternova Inc.

The Maternova Full Obstetric Carry-On is designed for use by community health workers, traveling midwives and nurses. The kit contains both disposable and reusable tools to provide a safe and clean birthing environment, and to respond to ...

Maternova Inc.

The Maternova Obstetric Kit is focused on preventing postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings. It contains a set of simple tools to stuff in a suitcase or backpack. The tools in this pak are meant to be used in addition to a standard ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mobisante, Inc.

The MobiUS™ SP1 Ultrasound System is the world’s first smartphone-based ultrasound imaging system.

Clinical Applications:

  • Primary Care: Abdomen, Aorta, Kidneys, Gallbladder, Thyroid, Soft Tissue, Vascular, Small organs, Implants, Foreign ...

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 ...

PATH

The basic delivery kit is an inexpensive, simple kit designed to help create a clean birthing environment, particularly for home births. The contents of the delivery kit include a clean razor blade, cord ties, a small bar of soap, a plastic ...

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