Updated Oct 02, 2018

I-Dress: A ready to use improved wound dressing material made out of honey and olive oil

Part of Mbarara University of Science and Technology

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Snapshot

Focus Areas:

Maternal Newborn and Child Health

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Implemented In:

Uganda

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Innovation Description

Puerperal sepsis is the second leading cause of maternal mortality after postpartum hemorrhage accounting for 15% of maternal deaths.At Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital(MRRH) in Uganda, puerperal sepsis was found to be the leading cause of maternal mortality accounting for 30.9% of maternal deaths (1).The prevalence of wound sepsis following cesarean delivery is 15.5%.At MRRH, the rate of C-section was estimated to be 25% in 2011 which is higher than the 15% rate recommended by the WHO.

Milestones

Mar 2018
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$74,934
Date Unknown
New Country
Uganda
Date Unknown
New Country
Uganda