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Koot, Veerle (author)
The healthcare sector uses a lot of on single use medical products, causing large amounts of CO₂ emissions and excessive amounts of waste. This project contributes to a circular Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by investigating the barriers and possible solutions for a transition from single use video laryngoscopes (VL) to (partly) reusable ones, in...
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Akella, Arun (author)
The kato katz method was, and still is, an invaluable tool to diagnose schistosomiasis mansoni en masse in high and medium intensity infection areas that are economically backward. Due to the current sensitivity capabilities of 24 EPG, the standard kato katz method is unable to diagnose very low intensity infections. And even though alternatives...
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Raaijmakers, Eileen (author)
Many people living in low-middle-income countries (LMICs) are affected by injuries that develop into chronic wounds and, without adequate treatment, may lead to disabilities or even cause death. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is currently a highly suitable manner to treat complex and chronic wounds. NPWT uses controlled negative pressure...
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Putman, Leah (author)
Innovation-centered entrepreneurship drives economic development. It is also a method for addressing the environmental and social issues that result from and impair economic growth. The rapid and continued economic progress in Rwanda and Kenya in the last decade has shown the power of entrepreneurship ecosystems- interconnected people and things...
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Duijndam, Joyce (author)
Medical device selection is currently based on criteria including clinical performance, usability, safety and procurement costs. Growing awareness of the negative contribution of the healthcare sector to the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions demands environmental sustainability to be taken into account as well. Reusable and disposable...
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Barrientos Paras, Mariana (author)
Girls and women in Uganda lack Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) information, and proper tools and facilities to manage their periods. There are different methods that girls in rural areas use to manage their menstruation such as cloths or pads. This project focuses on menstrual pads as they are hygienic, absorbent, and comfortable. Therefore,...
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Senthil Athiban, Adithyan (author)
Understanding how medical-grade Chemical Sterilization and High-Level Disinfection (HLD), and usage of the device in context affect the integrity of the device within its expected lifetime, and to suggest material choice, manufacturing method and recommend design changes for a syringe extension device, to be used for Manual Vacuum Aspiration...
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Azhim Firdaus, Azhim (author)
Background:<br/>Climate change is affecting Uganda through the worsening floods that happen on a yearly basis. These disasters are claiming the lives and livelihoods of local communities, which lead to more challenges such as economic consequences and forced migration. Immediately after hazards like floods strike, local communities are always...
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Carvajal Ortega, Camilo (author)
This project addresses the inequality gap that exists between the city and the countryside in Colombia in terms of education, access to opportunities, and<br/>technology literacy. By using design and entrepreneurship together with the “Más Por TIC” foundation, we developed the program “1,2,3 x TIC”, an entrepreneurship program for rural...
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Çakir, Nadiye (author)
‘Wicked problems’ like Harmful and Immoral Online Behaviour is a complex social phenomenon which the Ministry of Justice and Security feel increasing urgency for. However, because such a phenomenon is complex and fast-paced it is hard to respond to.<br/><br/>Since 2018 Directie X has started to draw attention to Harmful and Immoral Online...
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Tijhuis, Koen (author)
AiDx Medical is a medical start-up, a spin-off from the TUD, which Temitope Agbana currently leads. AiDx is developing an automated diagnostic device for emerging markets: the AiDx assist. AiDx has chosen Nigeria for the first market introduction since Temitope has his prime partners there. The idea for creating the start-up started with...
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Nieuwendijk, Thomas (author)
The amount of online training programmes is booming worldwide, especially as the demand has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this growth, the relevance and convenience of online training programmes have been noticed by Bopinc, an innovation agency based in Utrecht which focuses on innovation in low-income countries. Firstly, Bopinc...
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Gieskes, Maite (author)
In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 100,000 infants develop hydrocephalus yearly. Unfortunately, due to the lack of diagnostic tools, many children are poorly treated and not diagnosed. <br/>Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) is the most preferred medical diagnostic technology for diagnosing and treating diseases such as hydrocephalus. Yet, it is...
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van den Berg, Lisanne (author)
Background<br/>The healthcare sector is one of the most polluting sectors in the Netherlands. To limit the environmental impact of the medical sector, Erasmus MC collaborated with Metabolic to conduct a Material Flow Analysis (MFA) and Impact Assessment for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The research revealed the hotspots of the ICU,...
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Berg, Koos (author)
Poor sanitation is a challenge around the world, more than 2 billion people lack access to basic sanitary facilities like a toilet. In Ghana, it is estimated 25% of children under the age of five die because of diarrhea. A disease that often can be prevented by providing hygienic sanitation facilities. Tackling the problem across the whole of...
master thesis 2021
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Samenjo, Karl (author)
Schistosomiasis is a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) that is caused by water-base parasite, putting more than 800 million people at risk. Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for approximately 93% of the world’s schistosomiasis cases with the highest prevalence is found in countries like Nigeria. Current diagnostic devices for schistosomiasis...
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de Goeje, Ludo (author)
This document reports the exploration of the development of a context-specific strip reader for an innovative lateral flow test detecting schistosomiasis. Schistosomiasis is a common poverty-related parasitic disease in many Sub-Saharan African countries. Transmission happens in infested water, putting especially children at risk....
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van Lent, Jard (author)
The industry devoted to keeping us healthy is also one of the largest contributors to climate change: one of the greatest threats to our well-being. Medical devices and services are often designed in and for high-income countries. However, they are also used in low- and middle-income countries. Due to this mismatch of context, they are often not...
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Vester, Indy (author)
Plastics that originate from renewable sources, such as potatoes or fungi, are called biobased plastics. Because of their origin, biobased plastics pose as sustainable alternative to traditional plastics, which are made from oil, a fossil substance. CoffeeBased is a small company that manufactures biobased plastic products, using their own...
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de Vos, Jerry (author)
Plastic pollution is a well-known problem worldwide, and is still growing. It negatively affects humans and wildlife through animal death, groundwater pollution and incorporation of micro plastics in our digestive system. There are many initiatives focusing on reducing the negative effects of plastic pollution, but the amount of plastic consumed...
master thesis 2021
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