Fact

There are millions of avoidable deaths of newborns and their mothers in developing countries each year.

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2.8 million women die or become disabled every year worldwide from pregnancy related causes.

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Five of the 7.3 billion people on our planet do not have access to emergency and essential surgery when needed.

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Vayu Global Health Foundation

We save lives by providing ultra-low-cost innovations and solutions to intractable health challenges in resource-poor communities.

Message From The President

I’m turning 60 this year and I only have one wish. There is a global catastrophe that no one is talking about...

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help us save mothers & babies

Many families in developing countries are devastated by death and disability during childbirth that could have been avoided. The loss of a mother or child causes ripple effects throughout a family attempting to cope and perpetuates the cycle of poverty. You can make an impact on these families and save a life with just a few dollars.

Bubble CPAP

Over five million newborns and infants around the world die before 28 days of life.

$0.6

The ESM-bCPAP kit can be used to save an infant or newborn struggling to breathe. Each kit can be re-used over 20 times at an average cost of $0.60 per use.


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Uterine Balloon Tamponade

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in low and middle-income countries, accounting for one quarter of maternal deaths globally.

$5

Each ESM-UBT kit can be used to save a mother from hemorrhage.


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Ketamine

More than two-thirds of the world’s population does not have access to timely emergency and essential surgery. The scarcity of anesthesia services in low-resource settings is one of the major contributors to this unmet demand.

$10

The ESM-Ketamine kit allows for emergency and essential procedures such as C-sections to proceed when no anesthetist is available. Each kit can be re-used for an average cost of $10 per operation.


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The African Institute For Health Transformation

In our innovations lab in Kenya, we’re developing transformational healthcare solutions and supporting local educators and entrepreneurs.

We’ve partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University Faculty to develop the African continent’s first combined training of family and emergency medicine doctors and the first emergency department in rural Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Effective Giving

The Vayu Global Health Foundation is different than many other charities in that it has virtually no overhead and close to 100% of contributions support the poor and vulnerable. We are a highly efficient 501(c)(3) Nonprofit that maximizes your donation’s effectiveness so that you can make a meaningful impact.

All contributions to Vayu Global Health Foundation go to the direct support of the programs listed above. We have created a nearly cost-free operational infrastructure to allow for contributions to directly support the world’s most pressing health and human rights challenges.

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