IDDS Aarogyam participants and community members from the KREST group created a low cost baby thermometer prototype that is specific to the neonatal anatomy, accurate in its read-out, and appropriate for low or illiterate health workers. The prototype also includes a function for early detection of certain sicknesses. For more information about this project, see contact details on the final page of the report.
This report was written and filed by a team of participants at the International Development Design Summit focusing on good health (Aarogyam) in Chennai, India. It is not final or comprehensive, but seeks to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.