Health Innovation Map

Health Innovation Map

NHIM Innovation Roadmap

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Solar Suitcase

 designs solar-powered systems to meet essential maternity care needs. We Care Solar Suitcases are designed to be safe, robust and efficient in powering: critical obstetric and surgical lighting, mobile phones, fetal heart rate monitors, and essential medical devices.
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PHCs Anaemia Detection Improvement and Mentorship (PADIM)

Aims to introduce specially operated point of care (POC) haemoglobinometers in PHCs in Nigeria. The advantage of using this over the current methods is that this doesn't require electricity and gives a more accurate result. The aim is to lead to a significant reduction in anaemia mortalities.
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Polio Campaign using Smartphone

Android-based application that assists community health workers in their door-to-door vaccination campaigns for polio. GPS-tracking/disease surveillance helps assist with program and care management.
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Temperature Scanning system

following the ebola outbreak in 2014, the dangote foundation procured and installed thermal scanners (High end FLIR Infrared cameras) in all international airports in the country to help detect passengers with high body temperatures. The use of these cameras reduced the time it took to to scan passengers using the conventional hand held temperature scanners thus reducing exposure of port health staff to infections
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Strengthening the Midwife Service Scheme with Community Focused Interventions: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Field Trial in Nigeria

Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) has been collaborating with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) to evaluate three community-based programs addressing maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in Jigawa State in Northern Nigeria. This evaluation, funded by the MacArthur Foundation, is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) and is being conducted in 96 communities with a total population of approximately 290,000 inhabitants. Participating communities were randomly assigned to one of four study arms (three treatment and one control arm).
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Saving Lives Through Clinical Training Video

Production of high-quality educational videos designed for frontline health workers that are distributed via smart phones, video streaming and DVDs. Videos can be used as complementary teaching tools in training sessions, or as stand-alone health care references for those who do not have access to organized training programs.
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The Star'D Detergent

This detergent will protect users from insect-borne diseases with focus on Malaria, by fortifying clothes to repel and/or kill insects on contact.
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RapidSMS Birth Registration

This initiative uses Rapid SMS for workers in health centers responsible for birth registration enabling them submit the number of registrations bi-monthly to the district managers via SMS, leading to increased performance levels.
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Revolutionized treatment for severe malnutrition

It involves the use of a Peanut/Soya base in combination with other ingredients to address the issue of micronutrient deficiency amongst children under 5 years of age
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