Solar blood pressure monitor (Kings College)

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Pre-eclampsia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Kings College London

Individual Contact

 

Andrew Shennan and colleagues at Kings College London in the United Kingdom will field test in rural Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe a new blood pressure monitor which uses solar power and requires little training for its ability to increase detection rates and improve outcomes of women with pre-eclampsia in these communities.

                                               

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

Stage of Development

Early R&D

Funding Source

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation