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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        'Pursukoon Zindagi' (Peaceful Life)UPDATED JUL 2021

        The Pursukoon Zindagi (PSZ) program aims to bridge the mental health delivery gap by increasing demand for services and building capacity for a task-shifting approach that utilizes community health workers to deliver mental health services in under-resourced settings.
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        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        MusoUPDATED JUL 2021

        Proactive Community Case Management to Improve Child Survival
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Mali, Cote d'Ivoire
        Mali, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        M'Care HealthUPDATED JUN 2021

        M'Care AI is an offline and online mobile health assistant for community health workers providing medical care to patients in low resourced communities. M'Care AI includes predictive and prescriptive analytics to mitigate epidemics like COVID-19 and forecast medical supply chain needs.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care, Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED JUN 2021

        Healthy Entrepreneurs delivers effective and affordable health products and services to the last mile, hard-to-reach populations in Sub Saharan Africa, through a network of 5,000 Community Health Entrepreneurs in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$6,496,485 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Aero Therapeutics, IncUPDATED MAY 2021

        Aero Therapeutics has developed a versatile low-cost respirator that self-sterilizes against bacteria and viruses named: PremieBreathe.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        India, United States, Ethiopia
        India, United States, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$430,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Increasing access to fast and affordable home based primary health care services in AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        Clafiya is a platform that connects patients to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to provide home based primary care services via a USSD code
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        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Health Systems, Human Centered Design, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, School-to-Work Transition, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$25,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2021

        Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2021

        Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        VillageReachUPDATED APR 2021

        VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone.
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        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Transport & Supply Chains, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          
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        One Family HealthUPDATED APR 2021

        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
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, HealthSEE LESS
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        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,097,410 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        SmartClinix UPDATED MAR 2021

        SmartClinix is a Cloud based online clinic solution with built in EHR ,telemedicine, PMS platform & patient portal to make medical practices go paperless & digital. It also enable online clinics which are inevitable during Covid-19.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Technology and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Technology, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health, Health Systems, Mental HealthSEE LESS
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        Pakistan, United States, Mexico and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Pakistan, United States, Mexico, Australia, KenyaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Solar Powered Oxygen DeliveryUPDATED MAR 2021

        Saving lives with the power of the sun
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, Solar
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, SolarSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Somalia
        Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, SomaliaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        VALENCE InVent Xtend™UPDATED FEB 2021

        The VALENCE InVent Xtend™ is a unique medical device for extending ventilator supply during COVID-19 ventilator shortages. It is unique in being able to safely adapt a single ventilator to deliver customizable ventilation to multiple patients.
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        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, Technology
        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Canada
        CanadaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$50,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Pumani bubbleCPAPUPDATED JAN 2021

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

        Gradian Health SystemsUPDATED JAN 2021

        Gradian Health Systems combines a social mission with market forces to develop appropriate anesthesia and critical care medical technology, distribute and support it locally, and bring user-centric training to providers who operate it.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon and 24 moreSEE ALL
        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Niger, Liberia, Zambia, Benin, Uganda, Tanzania, Swaziland, Laos, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Kenya, Haiti, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Ghana, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$800,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Gradian Comprehensive Care Ventilator (CCV)UPDATED NOV 2020

        The Gradian CCV is a portable mechanical ventilator that provides reliable support throughout the continuum of critical care.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, KenyaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Universal Anaesthesia Machine (UAM)UPDATED NOV 2020

        The UAM is the first internationally-certified anesthesia machine that can generate its own medical oxygen and work without electricity.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Nepal and 15 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Mozambique, Liberia, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Togo, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, Benin, Ethiopia, GuineaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Care 2 Communities (C2C)UPDATED SEP 2020

        Care 2 Communities saves lives by bringing high-quality primary healthcare to poor and low-income communities in Haiti, and ensuring that our services are sustainable over time.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
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        Haiti
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Thornhill Medical - MOVES® SLC™UPDATED AUG 2020

        MOVES® SLC™ is a portable Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that provides the highest level of patient care in any environment, integrating the functions of a ventilator, oxygen concentrator, physiological monitoring and suction into a single device.
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        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & Evaluation
        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS
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        Malaysia, Israel, Canada and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Malaysia, Israel, Canada, Belgium, Australia, United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          

        DIGITAL HEALTH ACCESSUPDATED JUL 2020

        Health Education and consultation platform that connects healthcare professional and providers to users. we bring together a pool of health professionals as well as counseling psychologist to offer education through our health forum
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        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Menstrual Hygiene
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Menstrual HygieneSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Turkey, Tanzania and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Turkey, Tanzania, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Malawi, Ghana, Cameroon, AlbaniaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        MamaOpeUPDATED JUL 2020

        MamaOpe is a multimodal wearable device which aids health workers to make a pneumonia diagnosis through the determination and interpretation of Respiratory Rate and Lung sounds. The “MamaOpe” kit includes the hardware and software. The hardware includes a wearable jacket and a controller.
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        Child Protection, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health
        Child Protection, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, HealthSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        North Star AllianceUPDATED JUL 2020

        Bringing healthcare to hard-to-reach populations across Africa through a growing network of Blue Box clinics.
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        Health, Primary Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Primary Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, AngolaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$427,308 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        SmithVentUPDATED JUL 2020

        The SmithVent design will allow gentle air delivery to the patient, proning if necessary, and liberation from mechanical ventilation with its pressure support mode.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Overcome Hysteresis Effect by Social Network TargetingUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        A Mobile-Based Training Platform for ASHA workersUPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          

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