Wearable fetal monitor for mothers that alert health centers of risks during pregnancy.
UNDP Bhutan, TCP (Technology Commercialisation Programme organised by the Japanese Government), NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation)
Fetal Monitor iCTG and Melody perinatal eHealth platform target problem is the high rate of the global maternal mortality rate, with a global average of 211 per 100,000 live births (2017), and many of these deaths were preventable and occurred in developing countries. Their solution utilises digital technologies to foster these preventative possibilities. And they perfectly match UNDP's targets. They are already working on these challenges in Thailand and Bhutan with the help of the Government of Japan and UNDP, providing solutions and continuing to update pain points.
Fetal monitor iCTG is an ultra-compact, completely wireless, and mobile delivery monitoring device that measures the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions from 20 minutes to several hours and graphically displays the measured data on devices such as tablets, smartphones, and PCs.
Local language support and disability support functions. In addition, the required transmission speed is very low and most of the functions can be used even when out of communication range.
Actively expanding business overseas. Products are currently being introduced in Southeast Asian and African countries. This year, they are planning to conduct government-subsidized pilot projects in Tanzania, Kenya and the Philippines.