From VIA’s CTO Brendan Lilly
I’m excited to announce a new partnership between VIA Global Health and local distributors to rapidly expand access to the Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) in India.
Currently a woman dies from childbirth every five minutes in India. Perhaps what is most troubling about this statistic is that most common cause of death, postpartum haemorrhage is generally a treatable condition when the patient has access to proper medical care. In mild cases of PPH this may simply mean oxytocin, but in many cases, particularly when the patient goes into obstetric shock, it requires escalated emergency medical care.
Read the full piece on Medium — https://medium.com/@brendanlilly/new-partnership-to-expand-access-to-non-pneumatic-anti-shock-garments-in-india-1fccf76cfd83