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Pakistan's Virtual Maternal Health Clinic

When doctor Sara Khurram became pregnant, her life was not the only one that changed. Dr. Khurram lives in Pakistan and as the founder of the first virtual clinic in the country, she is also changing the lives of many other women. Read on

D-Rev Creates Simple Solutions to Big Problems

The high tech wizards from D-Rev design vital medical equipment for those people who live on less than four dollars a day. What does that include? A milling machine, a laser cutting machine, a 3D printer and a climate chamber made out of a wine refrigerator to test the effects of moisture, temperature or sand on prototypes. Read on

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Malaria Diagnosis Without Any Prick

Matibabu, smartphone-based system which uses special kind of light and sensor (no need of a blood test), is all that is required to diagnose malaria. The hardware does not require any pricking of the body and consists of red LED and a light sensor. Users insert a finger into the device, the system scans the finger and the results can be viewed on a smartphone.  Read on

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What You Really Need to Know About Ebola

Ebola is a huge topic in every corner of international news coverage. With all the information flowing in the air, how can we tell what’s right and what’s wrong? Where can experts, journalists and African locals who are fighting the disease in their villages know where the reliable news is in order to know the next right thing to do? Read on