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Recent News & Updates

Ujenzi in 2020: We’re changing our name!

Same team and mission, but now under a new name Since 2010, the Ujenzi Charitable Trust has supported the world’s poor and vulnerable by innovating ultra-low-cost medical solutions.  Many of the disruptive technologies funded by Ujenzi have been incubated through our engineering lab, Vayu Global Health,...
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We’ve received FDA approval!

I have some very exciting news today.  The Ujenzi uterine balloon just got FDA approval! After years of rigorous laboratory and field tests, the ESM-UBT device has now been approved by the FDA.  ESM-UBT stands for Every Second Matters – Uterine Balloon Tamponade.  Put simply, this balloon is...
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Saving Babies- Ujenzi Update

The most common cause of newborn and infant death world-wide is respiratory distress.  But treatment is not afforable or even possible without electricity in many countries. We’ve created the Vayu-bCPAP (bubble CPAP), an affordable, ultra-low cost device that doesn’t require electricity. A Finished...
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