Energy independent appropriate medical devices

December 15, 2011

The following post is part of our series, Technology and Innovation for Maternal and Newborn Health. Join the global conversation as we explore the potential for delivering innovative technologies to save the lives of newborns around the world. 

In 2010, the World Health Organization published a report by the Priority Medical Devices project entitled, “Medical Devices – Managing the Mismatch” that applied the questions of availability, accessibility, appropriateness, and affordability of health technologies to the 15 global high-burden diseases, the first of which was perinatal conditions.

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