Pumani Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (bCPAP) Device

Hadleigh Health Technologies, Rice 360° and Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

An infant CPAP machine

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Product description Brand name and product description

The Pumani bCPAP is a bubble continuous positive airway pressure (bCPAP) system to treat infants with respiratory distress syndrome in the developing world. The system delivers a blended flow of oxygen and room air.

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

India, Southeast Asia, and Subsaharan Africa: GAVI Alliance countries and other developing country sites.   Rice 360, 3rd Stone Design and the Malawi Ministry of Health have scaled implementation of the device in all central and district hospitals in Malawi, as well as 12 district hospital in Zambia, Tanzania, and South Africa.Interview with representative

The Pumani bCPAP is now commercially available and has been distributed in 12 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America.Interview with representative

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.

Pumani is now being sold worldwide for $800 per unit.Interview with representative

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: Ensure Healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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

Healthcare professionals working in low-resource secondary and tertiary health facilities that provide neonatal care.Interview with representative

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