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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Company News | April 9, 2018

It is with great sorrow that Gradian announces the passing of our colleague and friend Rob Dickinson, who died at his home last weekend after a six-month battle with melanoma. Only a month ago, we learned that Rob was named the winner of the prestigious Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award in recognition of a lifetime […]

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Company News | April 6, 2018

We’re excited to unveil a new explainer video on Gradian’s mission and model! Check it out ↓↓↓

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Company News | March 9, 2018

We are excited – and exceedingly proud – to announce that our friend and colleague Robert Dickinson has just been awarded the Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award presented by the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Foundation. Created to recognize individuals and organizations that have applied […]

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Perspectives | January 12, 2018

Gradian is proud to work with professional colleagues in hospitals, governments, nonprofit organizations and local companies in 20 sub-Saharan African countries and the nation of Haiti. Since our founding, we have taken great pride in supporting the dedicated women and men who provide anesthesia, surgery and critical care to their patients. At a personal level, […]

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Perspectives | January 18, 2018

One of the most common healthcare challenges we’ve witnessed in our work at Gradian is the dire lack of medical oxygen at hospitals in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in rural settings. Oxygen is among the most necessary medical treatments in the world, and is central to the management of critically-ill patients suffering from conditions […]

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Perspectives | January 16, 2018

Hospitals in Uganda are struggling to provide the units of blood necessary to treat their patients – and the crisis is only intensifying. According to The Guardian, nearly every hospital is facing a shortage: The Uganda Medical Association, an umbrella organisation of doctors in public health facilities, said the shortage was “almost [at] crisis level”, […]

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Perspectives | January 12, 2018

The world of medical innovation is saturated with examples of high-tech gadgets and software that make healthcare easier, cheaper, faster, better, more personal. But the calculus is different when you’re designing technology solutions without the traditional infrastructure on which they thrive, like reliable power and speedy internet connections. For Soyapi Mumba and his engineering colleagues […]

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Perspectives | November 22, 2017

A handful of cost-effective medical solutions have helped reduce the number of deaths from infectious diseases and childbirth complications. Still, more and more people are dying from surgically-treatable conditions. It is time to shift our focus on strengthening surgical systems. But is it worth the investment? (Short answer: Yes.) Here’s an excerpt from our latest […]

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Company News | October 10, 2017

Last week marked a major milestone for Gradian: We installed our first UAM in Latin America, and we did it in collaboration with Operation Smile (Operación Sonrisa) – one of the foremost organizations working in global surgery. Through Operación Sonrisa’s new initiative – Surgery for the People – we joined forces on a project to […]

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