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.