Hemafuse | Sisu Global Hemafuse | Sisu Global

Hemafuse is a handheld, mechanical device for intraoperative autotransfusion of blood collected from an internal hemorrhage, meant to replace or augment donor blood in emergency situations. The design process for Hemafuse began in 2010 with a needs assessment conducted by a University of Michigan team in Ghana. Student engineers collaborated with Ghanaian clinicians, midwives, and […]

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Breast Pump for Low-Resource Settings Breast Pump for Low-Resource Settings

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is highly recommended by UNICEF and WHO. However, only 15% of infants aged 0 to 6 months in some of the least developed countries such as Nigeria are exclusively breastfed. The low rates are due to a mother’s need to return to work, where mothers have […]

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Visualize | A Cervical Cancer Screening Trainer Visualize | A Cervical Cancer Screening Trainer

Visualize is a low-fidelity cervical cancer screening trainer that allows a midwife or other healthcare practitioner to learn how to screen for cervical cancer using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), a screening method that eliminates the need for cytology, which is necessary for a Pap smear. The device itself is a simulated vaginal cavity […]

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