I've just got back from the field, with so many stories to tell and pictures to show, to the news that ColaLife's Kit Yamoyo has won the Product category of the Designs of the Year 2013. The maverick in me thinks it's fantastic that something designed with the poor and for the poor, and with the word 'diarrhoea' in it, has won a mainstream, international design award. I think it's safe to say that this hasn't…Continue
Posted on April 10, 2013 at 23:19
In November 2012 the rural health centres in Kalomo District in Zambia had not received ORS for several months due to a lack of stock at national level. In January, I visited one of these health centres and asked the Clinical Officer in charge if she'd received any ORS yet.
She said they had received 200 sachets on 23 December. But, she said, they weren't using it, they were giving out Kit Yamoyos instead. What? In the ColaLife trial Kit Yamoyos should only be available to buy…Continue
Posted on March 23, 2013 at 10:30
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