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...
Smart PPE

Smart PPE

Smart PPEAn appropriate protective equipment against emerging viruses ContextThe 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....