Zimba's automated chlorinator fits onto community taps and hand pumps, automatically making up to 8,000 liters of water drinkable before needing a refill. The best part: it has no easily breakable moving parts, and doesn't require electricity. So far, it's been tested in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
An alternative to C-sections in places that lack the resources to perform them, the BD Odon Device is equipped with a plastic film that wraps around a baby's head. The device, which is currently in the early stages of development, can be pulled to gently ease the child out of its mother's birth canal.
When delivered in gel or liquid form, an antibacterial called chlorhexidine — often found in prescription mouthwash — can dramatically cut down infection risk for babies when applied to their umbilical cord's stump just after birth. It's cheap, affordable, and safe for even family members to use.
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