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Zeal Medical Infant Incubator

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Zeal Incubator.jpg
Health Topic Child mortality
Classification Treatment
Scope Commercialized
Location Asia

Problem being addressed[edit]

An infant incubator is used for neonates, infected babies, babies with low birth weight, babies with breathing issues, or transportation of infants. These devices are often very complex and expensive, prohibiting them from being effectively used in limited-resource settings. In addition, the number of at-home births that occur in low-resources settings further limits the accessibility of devices that could potentially aid the newborn.

Detailed description of the solution[edit]

The infant medical incubator that has been developed by Zeal Medical is mobile and includes a temperature controller and numerous components for storage. The device monitors body temperature by means of a sensor, and the heat of the device itself can be adjusted accordingly by the presiding technician. The incubator also contains a control unit, which establishes an auto over-temperature cut-off with audio-visual alarms according to a preset temperature. The purpose of this component is to avoid overheating of the device based on the specified conditions.

Designed by[edit]

  • Designed by: Zeal Medical
  • Manufacturer (if different):
  • Manufacturer location: India

When and where it was tested/implemented[edit]

Funding Source[edit]

India

References[edit]

Peer-reviewed publication[edit]

Other internally generated reports[edit]

Infant Incubators. Zeal Medical. Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.

Externally generated reports[edit]

Zeal Medical Infant Incubator. (2013, January 11). Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.

IP and copyright[edit]

Approval by regulatory bodies or standards boards[edit]