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If

90% of all home births applied clean practices (54 million births) then the lives of

6,300 Women and 102,000 Newborns would be saved each year. The Safe Sphere

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Existing

Safe Delivery Kit

Razor Blade

Soap

Gauze String

Plastic Sheet

Gloves

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To Protect Against HIV

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To Protect Umbilical Cord

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To Protect Against Infection

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For Protection

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To Provide a Clean Environment

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To Protect from Blood

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Safe Delivery Kit’s impact on infection

Use of Safe Delivery Kits Neo-Natals

Maternal

25%

24%

Neo-Natal Deaths

Maternal Deaths

Infection Infection

Infection

36%

Puerperal Cord Sepsis Infection Clean Birthing Kit The Safe Sphere Reduction Reduction

15%

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Clean Births impact on Maternal Mortality

Deaths per 100,000 11 United States The Safe Sphere

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950 Tanzania

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Delivery Assistance

40%

of Births in Tanzania are delivered by

someone other than a skilled professional Relative

Village Attendant Self Trained Attendant Doctor

Nurse

Health Worker

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87.5%

Understaffed For the population of Tanzania the required professional staff would be 26,000 members currently only 3,250 are available

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User Group

Amali Relative of expecting mother Has never experienced child birth Is in the 10th grade Cares for her 4 younger brothers She will be married soon Works in the fields tending to crops everyday

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The Safe Sphere (Clean Birthing Kit) Info graphic Pamphlet Soap Medical Latex Gloves Plastic Sheet String Razor Blade Shifting Gauze Pads Rattle Casing

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CBK

Preparation

Umbilical Cord

Clean Birthing Kit

Wash Hands up to Elbows

Birth Takes Place 10

Slip on Medical Gloves

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Instruction Manual LaySphere Plastic Clean Birthing Kit The Safe

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Post-Birth Care

Second Life Products

Clean Head & Eyes

Clean Perineum

How to Sterilize (Razor Blade & Plastic Sheet)

Boil Water

Gauze Bandages

Anti-biotic Band-aids

Plastic Sheet

6 Different Uses

Place Contaminated Item into Water

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Plastic Sheet Initial Use

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The plastic sheet provides a clean birthing surface.

Poncho

Roof Covering

Tent

Window Covering

Floor Covering

Nap Sack

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After being sanitized, by boiling, the plastic sheet can be used in six different ways seen below.

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Shifting Squares 4.5 in

Initial Use Used as Gauze pads, during birth. Antibiotic pads in middle to prevent various Infections.

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Gauze Pads Removable gauze strips

Antibacterial strip

Second Life When no longer needed for birth shifting squares can be used as a multi-functioning band-aid.

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5.5 in

5 in

Once the mother has successfully given birth the outside case of the safe delivery kit is transformed into a ball rattle. The rattle is filled with rocks or solid scraps, which makes the ball enjoyable to play with. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Second Life

+ Rocks

Rattle

Rolling Rattle

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