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ICDDR Bangladesh Blood Mat

The Blood Mat, developed by the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, is designed to be used in birth to help differentiate normal blood loss of birth from that associated with hemorrhaging.

ICDDR Bangladesh Blood Mat

Primary Function: To help determine diagnose the occurence of post-birth hemorrhage

Targeted Beneficiaries: Midwives and others involved in the birth process in the developing world.

Need Addressed: Common occurrence of hemorrhage during childbirth in developing countries

Uniqueness: The Blood Mat is simple and inexpensive to construct and significantly increases the chances that early signs of hemorrhage during childbirth will be recognized.

Dimensions: 50cm square

User Requirements: None

Resources: http://mnhtech.org/technology/technologies-in-development/blood-mat/

Approximate Cost: Not currently available, goal is approximately 50 cents

ICDDR Bangladesh Blood Mat

Geographic Coverage: Bangladesh

Distributor: Developed by International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) (no information on site related to Blood Mat)

Primary Contacts: http://www.icddrb.org/contact-us

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: (+88 02) 9827001-10

Physical Address: GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Website: http://www.icddrb.org/

Other Information and Links: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21578025-medical-technology-need-not-be-sophisticated-be-effective-mat-red

ICDDR Bangladesh Blood Mat

The Blood Mat, developed by the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, is designed to be used in birth to help differentiate normal blood loss of birth from that associated with hemorrhaging.

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