Indias to fight hypothermia, Bracelets from Bengaluru saving babies in Papua New Guinea

Last Updated: March 22, 2019

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Indias to fight hypothermia, Bracelets from Bengaluru saving babies in Papua New Guinea
22 March 2019 Current Affairs: Bempu is made in India Hypothermia alert device and the Bempu was invented in 2016 by Bengaluru-based Ratul Narain, who is an alumnus of Stanford University.
Currently, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is using the device extensively in PNG, in southwestern Pacific to save newborns from extreme cold and sudden drop in temperature.
The facility has so far been used largely in Henganofi district, Eastern Highlands province of the country.
It was used for children with less than 2.5kg birth weight.
Eastern Highlands province was chosen for the pilot as it’s one of the coldest terrains in PNG.

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