CURES

CURES

CURES A joint center of competence in energy for health (in Cameroon) 33% of medical equipment failures due to the electrical infrastructure WHO The Project CURES is a collaboration project between EPFL and ENSPY in Cameroon. The main objective is to train engineers,...
H2Ospital

H2Ospital

H2Ospital A safe water treatment solution for district hospitals 1/3 of hospitals have access to safe drinking water in low and middle-income countries WHO Lack of water in a district hospital in Cameroon ©Sylvain Liechti Context More than one in every six people in...
Tropicalisation

Tropicalisation

Tropicalisation Protection of medical devices against harsh environments Control units do not survive humidity and dust attacking ©Sylvain Liechti Context Medical devices are generally designed for industrialized countries hospitals, in which the environment is...
Global O2

Global O2

Global 02 An oxygen concentrator to fight child mortality 120'000 children die each year due to lack of access to medical oxygen WHO The Project Oxygen is essential to treat pulmonary and cardiovascular problems as well as for surgery, and yet it is largely...
HelloMask

HelloMask

HelloMask A new type of transparent medical mask for patients and healthcare workers HelloMask intends to improve the quality of life of vulnerable patients. Context The use of medical masks is an essential part of infection control in hospitals. However, by partially...