John Zeal and David Morley

ThermoSpot is a temperature gauge to check for hypothermia.

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Product description Brand name and product description

The ThermoSpot is a liquid crystal temperature gauge that indicates hypothermia by changing color. This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2012 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings.

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

The product has been targeted for use in rural, under-resourced areas where at-home births are common.

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.

Maternova sells the ThermoSpot in sets of 25 thermoindicators for 12.50 USD. The product is also sold by Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC) in packs of 25 for 5 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: Good health and well-being


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

Neonates suffering from hypothermia, women giving at-home births and community health workers in low-resource settings.

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