Updated Mar 01, 2018

Scaling the Pratt Pouch in Uganda

Part of Duke University

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Snapshot

Stage 5: Scaling

Focus Areas:

Health

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Implemented In:

Uganda

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Country Implemented In
Verified Funding

Innovation Description

The Pratt Pouch, which was developed by a team at Duke University and funded through Saving Lives at Birth, is a polyethylene pouch, similar to a ketchup packet, proven to safely store NVP for newborns. The innovative delivery mechanism/device simplifies dosing, enhances access and empowers HIV positive women to administer NVP to their babies.

Milestones

Oct 2015
Aug 2013
Aug 2011
Date Unknown
Launched
Date Unknown
New Country
Uganda