Rich countries must abandon the defense of monopolies on COVID medical tools As countries meet tomorrow for another round of “TRAVEL waiverA proposal to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Médecins Sans Frontières / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on the UK and other rich countries to stop blocking the initiative.
Global sourcing should not depend on the purely commercial prerogatives and exclusive rights of the pharmaceutical companies holding the technology. Defending the protection of monopolies contradicts your previous call that COVID-19 medical products be treated as global public goods; a call to which you have been joined by other heads
Medical tools purchased to prevent Covid-19 from collecting dust at Mahottari district hospital Mahottari District Hospital KATMANDU: The medical tools worth over Rs 20.5million brought in by the Mahottari District Hospital to control Covid-19 have been rendered useless due to a lack of trained human resources to operate them. The
TANZANIA Electricity Supply Company (Tanesco) donated $ 4 million in medical equipment to Bombo Regional Hospital. The support, which is part of the crown corporation’s corporate social responsibility, will be channeled towards the facelift of the medical facility’s pediatric unit. Handing over the donation to the management of Bombo Hospital,
Your old Samsung Galaxy smartphone could soon help doctors in rural India and around the world diagnose eye diseases. Samsung Called Eyelike Pocket Bottom Cameras, they were developed by Samsung in 2017 as part of its Galaxy Upcycle initiative which has helped several people in rural parts of the world.
In Brazil, where healthcare workers have so far struggled to provide care during several waves of the pandemic, MSF has seen how the emerging waves have saturated the existing healthcare system, leading to rationing of equipment. medical and interventions. “From the early days of the pandemic, when governments competed with
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and IIT Mumbai have successfully tested an autoclave powered by sunlight to sterilize medical tools. Image Courtesy: Indosurgicals Autoclaves are devices used to sterilize medical tools using pressurized steam at a temperature of around 125 degrees Celsius. Usually supplied by electric or fuel
Read the article The device could provide pressurized steam to operate autoclaves without the need for electricity in remote off-grid areas Autoclaves, devices used to sterilize medical tools in hospitals, clinics, and doctors ‘and dentists’ offices, require a constant supply of pressurized steam at a temperature of around 125 degrees
Autoclaves, devices used to sterilize medical tools in hospitals, clinics, and doctors ‘and dentists’ offices, require a constant supply of pressurized steam at a temperature of around 125 degrees Celsius. This is usually provided by electric or fuel-fired boilers, but in many rural areas, especially in developing countries, electricity can