Powerfree Oximetry Probe

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Birth Asphyxia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Powerfree Education and Technology

Individual Contact

 

John Wyatt of Powerfree Education and Technology in the United Kingdom will develop a durable, low-cost pulse oximetry probe for use with a “wind-up” pulse oximeter to monitor oxygen saturation levels in the blood of newborns, sick children and mothers undergoing cesarean section in low-resource settings.

                                               

Information taken from Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration Grants, awarded grants summaries.

Stage of Development

Prototype

Funding Source

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation