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Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

Saheli June 22, 2016 Technology Comments Off on Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

While advanced technology is transforming developed world healthcare, in developing nations well-applied simpler technology can be vital. Here are some innovative ideas that could have a big impact
How can we save more lives and treat more illnesses in the world’s poorest and most remote communities?

One simple answer is technology.

Mobile health solutions are making it possible for pregnant women in remote villages to be screened for life-threatening conditions with help from smartphones and tablets. Drones are also used as wifi hotspots, connecting sick children with doctors using tele-health technology.

But what else is needed to radically transform medical care in developing countries?

Here are five breakthrough technologies with the potential to have an immense impact on the efficacy of global healthcare. Sometimes it can be the simplest ideas that are the most effective.

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