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Devices, Diagnostics, and Drugs to Address Women’s Needs Product Development Partnership fact sheets

The new, four-year Devices, Diagnostics, and Drugs to Address Women’s Needs Product Development Partnership (D3AWN PDP) is tapping into PATH’s deep PDP expertise to develop and introduce a portfolio of devices, diagnostics, and drugs to prevent or manage preeclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E) and PPH. The D3AWN PDP is advancing affordable, accessible, safe, and effective tools for sub-Saharan communities. Solutions include:

  • Heat-stable FDT for PPH prevention: Sublingual oxytocin in heat-stable, fast dissolving tablet.
  • Reusable, electricity-free infusion pump for the delivery of lifesaving nutrients, fluids, and medicines: RELI Delivery System.
  • Uterine balloon tamponade for the management of PPH: Sinapi Ellavi Uterine Balloon Tamponade.
  • Urinary dipstick test for improved diagnoses of PE/E: LifeAssay Diagnostics Test-it™ PrCr Urinalysis Dipstick Test

Publication date: June 2019

Available materials

    1. LifeAssay Diagnostics Test-it™ PrCr Urinalysis Dipstick Test 167.3 KB PDF

      The LifeAssay Diagnostics Test-it™ urinary dipstick test is accurate, easy to use, and inexpensive, making it appropriate for use during routine antenatal care services in low-resource areas.

    2. RELI Delivery System 177 KB PDF

      The RELI Delivery System combines the low cost and simplicity of non-electric disposable pumps with the functionality and accuracy of electronic devices, without the need for proprietary consumables.

    3. Sinapi Ellavi Uterine Balloon Tamponade 232.4 KB PDF

      The Ellavi UBT is a preassembled, ready to use low-cost medical device (CE Mark) with a unique mechanism of action and several advantages over UBT products on the market and existing stop-gap measures.

    4. Sublingual Oxytocin in Heat-stable, Fast-Dissolving Tablet 297.4 KB PDF

      Sublingual oxytocin in heat-stable fast-dissolving tablets offers a flexible needle-free presentation that can be available in multiple packaging options, making it easy to administer for the prevention of PPH.