Pratt Pouch

CONDITION ADDRESSED: HIV

Prevention
Prevention
Prevention
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Robert Malkin's Developing Healthcare Technology Lab

Individual Contact

 

Application:

Foil, polyethylene pouch that can store medicine for months

 

Advantages:

  • Long-term antiretroviral storage
  • Allows ARVs to be administered as soon as a child is born, preventing mother-child transfer of the disease
  • Better preservation of medicine than syringes or bottles

 

Milestones:

Finalist, Saving Lives at Birth

 

Proposed Next Steps:

Continue product development

 

Partner:

Duke University Pratt School of Engineering

Stage of Development

Early R&D

Funding Source

Research in Practice Program (RIPP) and The Provos