Proteinuria Self-Test

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Pre-eclampsia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Jhpiego

Individual Contact

Dr. Harshad Sanghvi (Melody McCoy) , VP and Medical Director | Email

Application

  • Developed for use in low-resource settings 

 

Advantages

  • Test can be self-administered
  • Extremely affordable and accessible for women in low-resource settings

 

Important Milestones Achieved

  • Received $100,000 from USAID's Department of Innovation 

 

Proposed Next Steps in Development

  • Further design and engineering
  • Pilot study in Nepal to assess the test's acceptability and feasibility for use at the community and household levels by community health workers and pregnant women

 

Partnerships/Collaboration Network

  • Jhpiego
  • Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • USAID

Stage of Development

Field/clinical studies

Funding Source

$100,000 from USAID's Department of Innovation