Updated Jan 16, 2018

Affordable and simple paper-based arsenic detection tests.

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Snapshot

Stage 2: Research & Development

Focus Areas:

Health

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Implemented In:

Bangladesh

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Innovation Description

A simple, low-cost, paper-based test for arsenic developed by this project will help forewarn people when water’s arsenic content exceeds safe levels.
How does your innovation work?
A 2008 WHO report estimated that up to 70 million people in Bangladesh drink water that contains unsafe arsenic levels. A simple, low-cost, paper-based test for arsenic developed by this project will help forewarn people when water’s arsenic content exceeds safe levels.

Milestones

Mar 2014
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$84,000
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Launched
Date Unknown
New Country
Bangladesh