Jeremy Wallis talks about Umbiflow on Kaya FM

Jeremy Wallis, Competency Area Manager of the Sensor Science & Technology group in CSIR’s Materials Science & Manufacturing unit, spoke about the CSIR’s Umbiflow foetal doppler ultrasound device on Kaya FM on 12 March 2013.

Umbiflow is a technology that empowers nursing sisters, midwives and general practitioners (GPs) in mobile, rural and low-resource primary health care settings.  CSIR researchers , together with their counterparts at the Medical Research Council, have developed a low-cost Doppler ultrasound device that aims to place Doppler technology at the primary health care level. It is a simple yet effective device that can assess foetuses considered to be ‘small for gestational age’ (SGA) at the primary point of care, thereby greatly reducing the cases of mothers being referred with healthy-SGA foetuses.

You can listen to the interview here, or read more about Umbiflow here.

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