St. Stephens Hospital CPAP

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Respiratory distress syndrome

Prevention/Treatment
Prevention/Treatment
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

St. Stephen's Hospital, New Delhi, India

Individual Contact

JM Puliyel | Email

Application

  • Indian hospital/low-resource hospital

 

Advantages

  • Low cost
  • Easy to assemble
  • Can be easily adapted for use in any health facility where oxygen and compressed air is available
  • Has been used on neonates at St. Stephens for 10 years 

 

Important Milestones Achieved

  • Prototype developed
  • Manufactured in-country
  • Successfully used on neonates with RDS for 10 years 

 

Proposed Next Steps in Development

  • Widespread use of the system in other neonatal units

 

Partnerships/Collaboration Network

  • Pediatrics Dept at St. Stephens Hospital, New Delhi, India

Stage of Development

Prototype