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WADI: The Gadget Helping Communities Disinfect Water With the Power of the Sun

The solar-powered WADI tells communities when their water is safe to drink, reducing illness and carbon emissions at the same time. For around 660 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, access to fresh, clean water is not something they can take for granted, with communities often needing to take extra steps to ensure their drinking water is thoroughly disinfected. Read on

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Solar Power at Your Fingertips With the Solar Suitcase

How to help hospitals with unreliable electricity supplies deliver life-saving treatment? A portable solar power system - that fits into a suitcase - has been doing just that. Lack of electricity and hospitals don't go well together: equipment cannot be operated, hospital communications are hindered, health workers are unable to provide appropriate and timely medical care. Read on

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Bloop: The Ten Dollar Reusable Device That Saves Lives

For people in low-income countries, undergoing surgery can bear one key additional risk: a lack of access to safe blood supplies means that too many still end up perishing due to loss of blood. But how to prevent major blood loss during surgery, and ensure timely availability of clean and safe blood to those who need it, even in places lacking the appropriate medical infrastructure? Read on