PremieBreathe is a breathing aid to help premature newborns in resource-constrained settings.

Product description Brand name and product description

PremieBreathe is a low-cost breathing aid for newborn babies that provides humidified air flow to neonates and was developed by a start-up formed by a multi-departmental collaboration at Yale University. The product is designed for settings that lack safe respiratory devices and is intended to address neonatal mortality due to respiratory complications. In 2016 PremieBreathe was under trial. We have no further updated information as of 2021.

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

Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda

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


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

Neonatal healthcare personnel: doctors and nurses

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