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Mobile Diagnostic Ultrasound Scanner
|Health Topic||Maternal mortality|
Problem being addressed
Deaths as a result of maternal complications are still a prominent issue in developing countries. Maternal and newborn deaths are high in limited-resource areas mostly because women do not deliver in appropriate facilities and therefore do not have access to potentially life-saving interventions that may be available in clinical settings.
Detailed description of the solution
This device features new low-cost ultrasound transducers that create an affordable diagnostic ultrasound scanner. The device includes power-saving battery power, and has wireless connectivity features that allow users to utilize the device in remote locations.
- Designed by: Manish Arora of GE India Technology Centre Private Limited
- Manufacturer location: India
General Electric India Technology Centre Private Ltd.
Other internally generated reports
Low cost, low power, mobile diagnostic ultrasound scanner for affordable healthcare during pregnancy (2011, April). Retrieved from here
Externally generated reports
GE India mobile ultrasounds. (n.d.). Retrieved from here