Developing List of Potentially Relevant Innovations across 12 COVID-19 Categories
Innovations that may be ready to deploy, could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or may inspire new much-needed solutions. TIP: Use the filters below to find specific innovations such as "COVID-19 Categories" for solutions in 1 of 12 categories or "COVID-19 Recognitions" for those identified for their COVID-19 efforts.
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        SystemOneUPDATED MAY 2020

        Moving Diagnostic Results in Real-time and Enabling Treatment Confirmation
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Mozambique, Nigeria, Philippines, MalawiSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Open SRPUPDATED MAY 2020

        Open Smart Register Platform is an open source mobile health platform that allows frontline health workers to electronically register and track the health of their entire client population. Using mHealth best practices — automated reminders and reporting, decision support, multimedia counseling — OpenSRP builds on existing robust mobile technologies to deliver a powerful and dependable application to frontline health workers, empowering them to more effectively deliver and account for the care they provide to their clients.

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health Systems, Crowdsourcing and Open Source
        Digital Development, Health Systems, Crowdsourcing and Open SourceSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Treatment
          

        KNUST VentilatorUPDATED MAY 2020

        A low-cost ventilator to assist patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Treatment
          

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        Scanwell HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Serological at-home test for COVID-19
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Circle Medical UPDATED APR 2020

        Telemedicine and in-person COVID-19 testing
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Blueberry MedicalUPDATED APR 2020

        Free telehealth COVID-19 consultations for children
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health Systems
        Digital Development, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        AIRx HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        COVID-19 home monitoring
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        AgileMDUPDATED APR 2020

        Clinical pathways for screening and hospitalizing COVID patients, integrated into your EHR, deployed in days, and updated in real-time
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        Bot MDUPDATED APR 2020

        A.I. Assistant that instantly answers frontline medical staff questions on COVID-19
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        AI, Health
        AI, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Memora HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Free, Text-Based COVID Triage and Tracking System
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        YourChoice Therapeutics: Testing a repurposed drug against covidUPDATED APR 2020

        YourChoice has launched ANA therapeutics to test an existing drug against COVID-19.
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        OpentronsUPDATED APR 2020

        Lab robots for running COVID tests
        FOCUS AREAS
        AI
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        BetterConsultUPDATED APR 2020

        Pre-consultation tool for patients
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, Technology
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
        +2
            

        Oxygen Systems for Isolation WardsUPDATED APR 2020

        Oxygen systems for rapid deployment to wards using existing health technologies and locally available installation equipment.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        Kyetume Community Based Health Care Programme (Kyetume CBHC)UPDATED APR 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Primary Care
        Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Pumani bubbleCPAPUPDATED APR 2020

        Helping Infants Breathe - A low-cost respiratory device for newborns and children.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Environment, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Malawi, Pakistan, Tanzania, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        One Family HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        OFH is a social enterprise that operates a franchise of nurse-owned and operated primary care clinics bringing affordable, quality care to underserved communities. COVID19 could threaten access to primary care, which is critical to a strong response
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$897,410 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Youth-owned health enterprises to provide the vulnerable with primary healthcare and Covid-19 monitoring at their doorstepUPDATED APR 2020

        A cadre of youth-owned healthcare enterprises carrying a proprietary mobile platform called Arogya, equipped with diagnostic devices and AI-driven triage software, deliver basic healthcare to the poor at their doorstep
        FOCUS AREAS
        AI, Health, Technology and 1 moreSEE ALL
        AI, Health, Technology, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$250,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        DiagnosUPDATED APR 2020

        Diagnos is a mobile health solution that uses big data and artificial intelligence to provide a rapid diagnosis, detection, prediction and prevention of respiratory diseases including Covid-19 in Africa and the world.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Peace and ResilienceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        DoctorDialUPDATED APR 2020

        Doctors’ Help within reach.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Health Systems, Primary Care
        Health, Health Systems, Primary CareSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        Health Access for Rural Dwellers in South-East NigeriaUPDATED APR 2020

        Our telehealth model provides free (out-patient) care for vulnerable groups living in rural communities. Our intervention includes reporting suspected cases to the state Ministry of health and providing care to manage symptoms of possible cases.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Primary Care, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Primary Care, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Water Supply/QualitySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        First Breath Trigger neonatal device - The first breath with a little helpUPDATED APR 2020

        A small portable and user-friendly device that is cheaper than conventional bag-and-mask and that can generate sufficient airflow and pressure to stimulate and support breathing in newborns. https://figshare.com/s/2c05389964528246ab93
        FOCUS AREAS
        Child Protection, Human Centered Design, Response Technologies and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Child Protection, Human Centered Design, Response Technologies, Health, Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Peru
        TO DATE$42,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        The Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM)UPDATED APR 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Togo, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, Benin, Ethiopia, GuineaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Gradian Comprehensive Care Ventilator (CCV)UPDATED APR 2020

        The Gradian CCV is a portable mechanical ventilator that provides reliable support throughout the continuum of critical care.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Workforce Development, Health Systems and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Workforce Development, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, KenyaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        RESPIRAIDUPDATED FEB 2020

        Smart Life Saving Portable Ventilator for Low Resource Healthcare Settings
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$79,562 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

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