Jaipur Foot

SMS Medical College Hospital: Ram Chandra Sharma with Dr. P.K. Sethi, Dr. S.C. Kasliwal & Dr. Mahesh Udawat

Product description Brand name and product description

Jaipur Foot develops durable prosthetics for below-knee and above-knee amputees enabling siting, running, squatting, climbing, walking and swimming.

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

India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh

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

BMVSS manufactures and distributes the Jaipur Foot in India.They reach other parts of India and other countries through temporary fitment camps (lasting a few days to several weeks) staffed by BMVSS employees. BMVSS has also established several associate organizations providing the Jaipur Foot, in Pakistan and the Philippines, and have also assisted with the creation of independent fitment centers throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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

$30 USD to manufacture; distributed free of cost to amputees

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

A wide variety of prosthetic feet available, however, there are fewer that are targeted specifically at low-income countries. Others include: Seattle Foot, VI solid ankle (SACH-type) foot, Kingsley SACH, I.C.R.C. SACH, EB-1 Foot .

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

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

Amputees in developing nations who otherwise cannot afford prosthetics. Primary target is the working poor of India below the poverty line, but individuals outside of India have also been reached through fitment camps in 27 countries.

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