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Problem being addressed[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
- Designed by: Manish Arora of GE India Technology Centre Private Limited
- Manufacturer location: India
Funding Source[edit | edit source]
General Electric India Technology Centre Private Ltd.
References[edit | edit source]
Other internally generated reports[edit | edit source]
Low cost, low power, mobile diagnostic ultrasound scanner for affordable healthcare during pregnancy (2011, April). Retrieved from here
Externally generated reports[edit | edit source]
GE India mobile ultrasounds. (n.d.). Retrieved from here