Firefly Phototherapy Device

Design That Matters

This device is for treating neonates with jaundice caused by a high level of bilirubin.

Product description Brand name and product description

Firefly is an intuitive phototherapy device designed to treat newborns with jaundice in low-resource settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Asia: Afghanistan, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

The Caribbean: Haiti, Jamaica

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

East Meets West Foundation through its Breath of Life program, MTTS for direct sales.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

350 USD to manufacture; distributed as a donation through the East Meets West Foundation.

1500 USD through MTTS

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rural health care centers treating mild to severe newborn jaundice.

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