Company News | August 16, 2017

Check out our new microsite for more information on our Saving Lives at Birth project! We’ll be updating it regularly as the project gets underway. Strengthening Obstetric Care in Zambia through Anesthesia Technology & Training

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Perspectives | August 10, 2017

Childbirth is a universal phenomenon whose awe-inspiring significance transcends borders, languages and cultures. However, safe childbirth care is anything but universal: it often depends on factors like one’s location, income or access to transportation. Indeed, these factors are among the major barriers preventing millions of pregnant women in low-income countries from receiving the high-quality care […]

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Company News | July 31, 2017

Last week, at the 7th annual Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange, Gradian Health Systems was awarded a “transition to scale” grant for a project to reduce maternal and newborn deaths in Zambia. The two-year project – valued at nearly $1 million – will strengthen emergency care during childbirth by equipping more than 30 Zambian hospitals with Gradian’s Universal Anaesthesia […]

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Company News | July 20, 2017

We’re excited to announce that Gradian has been selected as a finalist for the Saving Lives at Birth (SL@B) award led by the Gates Foundation and the governments of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Norway and Korea. After a few rounds of applications and interviews – up against more than 550 participants – we’re one […]

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Perspectives | July 19, 2017

Publication originale sur l’Observatoire du BoP En dépit de sommes considérables investies par les gouvernements et par les bailleurs internationaux, au moins 40% des équipements médicaux sont inutilisés (ou inutilisables) dans les pays en voie de développement, où ils sont mis à rude épreuve par les conditions environnementales (poussière, chaleur, humidité), par un réseau électrique de […]

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Perspectives | June 8, 2017

Oxygen is one of the most frequently required medical interventions in the world, however in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), its access is severely limited. This week, the WHO took an important step to change that: for the first time, its biennial Essential Medicines List (EML) features an indication for oxygen as a treatment for […]

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Perspectives | May 23, 2017

In today’s fast-paced, digital world, awareness campaigns have become the currency of global health advocacy. We learn about a cause (say, cancer) from a headline (“Study estimates global cancer cases, deaths in 2015”), honor it with a holiday (World Cancer Day) and buy into it with a hashtag (#WeCanICan), hoping our contributions reverberate across our […]

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Events | May 11, 2017

As any healthcare technology company knows, medical equipment is often only as effective as the service it receives – from daily maintenance to timely repairs to ongoing technical support for its users. And as any medical technology company working in low-resource settings knows, this kind of service is typically hard to come by. It is […]

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Company News | March 29, 2017

Late last year, Gradian embarked on our largest initiative to date: a national UAM installation and clinical training in Sierra Leone. After installing UAMs in every public hospital in the country, we sponsored Johns Hopkins University to administer a national training program for the country’s public-sector anesthesia providers, successfully training more than 50 nurse anesthetists on the crucial […]

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Events | March 25, 2017

Earlier this month, maternal health advocacy group White Ribbon Alliance honored International Women’s Day with a flurry of local events to raise awareness about maternal mortality. In Tanzania, WRA’s national chapter organized a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro with the theme of “Zero Tolerance of Maternal Deaths.” The event enlisted key national leaders for a several-day hike […]

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