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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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 | 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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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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Service Notes | March 8, 2018

There may be instances when the UAM’s concentrator is not working and there is no pipeline source of oxygen or equivalent oxygen cylinder with the correct fittings available to use with the UAM’s pipeline or E-cylinder high pressure inputs. In these cases, you can connect an external concentrator, or any other source with a flowmeter, […]

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Company News | January 24, 2017

Gradian celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2016 with a number of milestones. We shipped over 100 Universal Anaesthesia Machines (UAMs) to hospitals in 14 countries; trained hundreds of anesthesia providers; expanded our biomedical service network to cover new territories; and eclipsed 100,000 surgeries supported by the UAM. Nearly half of our placements came from competitive […]

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Company News | January 22, 2017

2016 was a successful year for us as we made major strides in UAM installations and the service and training needed to support them. But as part of our mission, we also recognize the importance of advocating for access to safe, reliable surgical and anesthesia care. Throughout the year, we did just that. Below is […]

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