Engineering Solutions in the Era of COVID-19

COVID-19 is one of the most serious public health challenges threatening our world. Engineering for Change has an unflagging commitment to the important work of readying the next generation of engineers while tackling humanity’s most pressing needs. Discover webinars, articles, and free resources below to dig into how we – together – can build and engineer resiliency from this pandemic.

“According to the World Health Organization, frequent and thorough hand washing can help reduce your chances of contracting infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Worldwide statistics for 2017 revealed that poor sanitation and limited access to hand-washing facilities contributed to around 1.5 million deaths."
- Raya A. Al-Masri, PhD Researcher in Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey

April 09
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The Global Effort to Tackle the Coronavirus Face Mask Shorta...

In recent weeks, two stories out of many about the shortage of face masks shed light on what our reliance on global supply chains means in the COVID-19 pandemic....

April 03
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How to Ensure 3D Printed Medical Devices Adhere to Standards

Manufacturers and hobbyists have turned their 3D printers to the challenge of restocking the depleted global supplies of medical and personal protective equipment. Around the world in the hotspots...

Technology Featured in the E4C Solutions Library

From ventilators to water filters, the Engineering for Change Solutions Library hosts a living database of products and services that are intended to be accessible and appropriate for those living in resource-constrained environments. Here we highlight three solutions that can help in the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also check out organizations working on ventilators, like Project Inspiration.

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