ThermoSpot

John Zeal and David Morley

The ThermoSpot is a liquid crystal temperature gauge that indicates hypothermia by changing color. This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2012 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings.

Product description

The ThermoSpot is a liquid crystal temperature gauge that indicates hypothermia by changing color. This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2012 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings.

Target region(s)

The product has been targeted for use in rural, under-resourced areas where at-home births are common.

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

Maternova sells the ThermoSpot in sets of 25 for $12.50 USD. The product is also sold by Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC) in packs of 25 for $5 USD.

SDG targeted

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Neonates suffering from hypothermia in home or community settings.

Target user(s)

Women giving at-home births and community health workers in low resource settings.

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