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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October 2, 2018

If you had wandered into the Chainama College of Health Sciences in Lusaka, Zambia during the last weekend in August, you might have been confused by the excited yells emanating from one of the terra cotta tiled classrooms in Zambia’s primary nursing school. If you had followed those sounds all the way inside, you’d have […]

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Events | September 23, 2018

As of this writing, nearly *every other* medical device is the developing world is out of use (compared to <1% of devices in wealthy countries). You’d be hard-pressed to find a hospital in sub-Saharan Africa that doesn’t have a room, hallway or field stockpiled with old or broken equipment lying idly–sometimes because the machines are […]

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Perspectives | August 7, 2018

Forty-eight-year-old Mulonda Kangili requires more oxygen than most. Though, he isn’t using it for (his own) breathing.      For the past 17 years, Mr. Mulonda has worked as an anesthetist/clinical officer at Kabwe General Hospital in Kabwe, Zambia. To deliver the type of anesthesia that puts patients “to sleep” and ensures they don’t feel pain […]

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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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