Preventing postpartum blood loss is a principle challenge to reducing maternal death in resource-scarce regions. Dr. Christian Kastrup’s team at the University of British Columbia is developing an easy-to-use, low-cost technology toward this challenge. The technology uses self-propelling particles that rapidly travel through blood to clot blood and stop bleeding.
|Program||Stars in Global Health Round 3|
|Institution||University of British Columbia|
|Implementation Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Priority||Women's and Children's Health|