H2Ospital

H2Ospital

H2OspitalA safe water treatment solution for district hospitals Lack of water in a district hospital in Cameroon ©Sylvain Liechti ContextMore than one in every six people in the world is water stressed, meaning that they do not have access to drinking water. Most of...
Tropicalisation

Tropicalisation

TropicalisationProtection of medical devices against harsh environments Control units do not survive humidity and dust attacking ©Sylvain Liechti ContextMedical devices are generally designed for industrialized countries hospitals, in which the environment is...
HelloMask

HelloMask

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

bmAi

bmAiArtificial intelligence against malnutrition A child on a weighing scale in a district hospital in Cameroon ©Sylvain Liechti ContextMalnutrition is still widespread in the world. Assessing the height and weight of children is essential to determine their...
CURES

CURES

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