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...
Agilis

Agilis

Agilis An advanced prosthetic foot for developing countries 80% of the disabled people live in developing countries WHO The Project The EPFL-ICRC joint project Agilis is developing an innovative prosthetic foot for disabled people with higher mobility and activity...
bmAi

bmAi

bmAi Artificial intelligence against malnutrition A child on a weighing scale in a district hospital in Cameroon ©Sylvain Liechti Context Malnutrition is still widespread in the world. Assessing the height and weight of children is essential to determine their...
Smart PPE

Smart PPE

Smart PPE An appropriate protective equipment against emerging viruses Context The 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa showed amongst other things how much currently available protection equipment is inappropriate in the context of Ebola case management centers....