CBID students test device designed to help save lives of newborns
September 23, 2016
Five Johns Hopkins University graduate students embarked this summer on a trip to Kenya and Uganda—with a collection of infant-sized medical manikins in tow.
The team, all students in the yearlong master’s program in bioengineering innovation and design, spent three weeks field-testing a medical device that could save the lives of newborns by monitoring vital signs during the first week of life—that precarious window of time during which, the World Health Organization estimates, nearly three million infants die each year. Excerpted from the Hub. Get the full story here