IDDS Aarogyam participants and community members from the Thalir group designed a prototype of a low-cost, portable, and user-friendly device for health auxilary workers that measures and monitors child nutrition. The prototype meausres and montiors certain health indicators (height, weight, and nutrient levels) as well as reccomends locally avialable agricultural products to be consumed as supplements for any diagoned deficiencies. For more information about this project, see contact details on the final page of the report.
This report was written and filed by a team of participants at the International Development Design Summit focusing on good health (Aarogyam) in Chennai, India. It is not final or comprehensive, but seeks to share information and knowledge gleaned from the team’s work during the summit.