Little Sparrows Technologies

Severe neonatal jaundice occurs in 8% of all newborns and requires urgent treatment with phototherapy. If untreated, newborns may suffer permanent brain damage or death. Nearly 100% of babies are cured with phototherapy, but >6 million babies in developing countries lack access to treatment. Jaundice may cause up to 30% of neonatal death in these regions. Little Sparrows Technologies has developed the "Bili-Hut", a low-cost, power-adaptable, phototherapy device to treat jaundice. Anywhere.

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