Laerdal Upright Newborn Bag-Mask

Laerdal Global Health

This is a manual resuscitator for infants.

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Product description Brand name and product description

The Laerdal Upright Newborn Bag-Mask is a self-inflating, manual, reusable resuscitator intended for newborns and infants up to 10 kg body mass who require respiratory support. This product was selected for inclusion in the WHO’s 2014 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The 75 countries with the highest burden of maternal and newborn mortality in the world.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The product is being sold on a not-for-profit basis at $20 for use in 75 focus countries with the highest burden of maternal and newborn mortality in the world, also referred to as the UN Millennium Development Goal countdown countries. For those that do not qualify for not-for-profit pricing, the product is also available for purchase in select countries from the Laerdal Medical website for $60-100 USD.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.Neonatal asphyxia, a condition that results from oxygen deprivation that is one of the top three killers of newborns globally. About one in ten babies need help to start breathing, and about 90% of these babies can be saved through basic interventions such as bag-mask ventilation.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Physicians, nurses, and midwives.

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