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Firefly Phototherapy Device

DtM, East Meets West Foundation, Medical Technology Transfer Services

last updated 5 days ago

Snapshot

Product description

Intuitive phototherapy device designed to treat newborns with jaundice in low-resource settings.

Target region(s)
Burundi, Cambodia, Ghana, Haiti, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam
Distributors/implementing organizations

East Meets West Foundation through its Breath of Life program, MTTS for [direct sales.](http://www.eastmeetswest.org/page.aspx?pid=344 “http://www.eastmeetswest.org/page.aspx?pid=344”)

Market suggested retail price

$350 USD to manufacture; distributed as a donation through the East Meets West Foundation. $1500 USD through [MTTS](http://files.solidworks.com/casestudies_eng/pdf/Design_that_Matters_2013_2_Final_2.pdf “http://files.solidworks.com/casestudies_eng/pdf/Design_that_Matters_2013_2_Final_2.pdf”)

Competitive landscape

Brilliance (D-Rev); Medela Bilibed; Draeger Photo-Therapy; BluLine Phototherapy; Breath of Life (BOL) Phototherapy; Natus neoBLUE

SDG targeted

Goal [3] (http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/ “http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/”): to improve and promote good health.

Mild to severe jaundice in newborns. 10% of all newborns worldwide require treatment for jaundice to prevent severe brain damage, lifelong disability, and death.

Target user(s)

Rural health care centers treating mild to severe newborn jaundice.

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