According to WHO, up to 70% of medical devices in low and middle-income countries are partly or totally non-functional. Just because technologies developed in industrialized countries are not adapted to the vulnerable contexts where financial resources are scarce, infrastructure is unreliable, skilled human resources are lacking, and the environment is harsh.

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For more than 10 years, the EssentialMed Foundation is committed to developing and deploying effective, high-quality and affordable medical devices, adapted to the needs of impoverished communities across the globe.

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