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Innovative Bubble CPAP Saves Lives

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Fulfilling a promise he made 20 years ago, Dr. Mohammod Jobayer Chisti developed a bubble CPAP device starting with a shampoo bottle.  The current device costs  $1.25 (£1), compared to $15,000 (£11,000) for ventilators many developing countries cannot afford. A two year study indicated the simpler innovation decreased mortality rates by 75%.

 

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http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40498395

 

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An open minded, tree-hugging Christian, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again, available at amazon.com.

8 thoughts on “Innovative Bubble CPAP Saves Lives

  1. This brought tears to my eyes! Such a powerful invention!

  2. Incredible how ingenious this is. Thanks, JoAnne, for writing about this!

  3. P.S. Feel free to delete this comment once you have read it. When I clicked on the twitter button to tweet this, it defaulted the following instead of defaulting to your twitter handle. I went and found you and changed @wordpressdotcom to yours but wanted you to know in case that was unintentional.

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