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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

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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