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PneumoniaCheck™ A revolution in Pneumonia diagnosis Siddharth Gaur. PROBLEM. IMPACT. OUTREACH. SOLUTION. Sustainable business model . PneumoniaCheck Accurate, low cost, easy to use and non-invasive. WHAT is PNEUMONIA?. Number one killer of children and the elderly

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Over 14 different pathogens bacteria virus and fungi

PneumoniaCheck™

A revolutionin Pneumonia diagnosis

Siddharth Gaur

PROBLEM

IMPACT

OUTREACH

SOLUTION

Sustainable business model

PneumoniaCheckAccurate, low cost, easy to use and non-invasive

WHAT is PNEUMONIA?

  • Number one killer of children and the elderly

  • Kills 2 million children annually

  • Following 2 simple rules:

  • Target sales in India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Africa

  • Manufacture locally

  • Infection of the lower lung

  • Fills the lung with pus which causes inflammation

  • Causes death by respiratory and circulatory failure

PneumoniaCheck vs. Competition

WHAT causes PNEUMONIA?

Create jobs

Manufacture more units

  • Over 14 different pathogens:

  • bacteria, virus, and fungi

Sustainable Business forPneumoniaCheck

  • 1 out of 20 infected adults die

  • 90% of pneumonia victims are in the developing nations

  • 50x higher death-rate in these nations

  • The virtuous cycle begins:

  • Save more people’s lives

  • Create jobs for locals

  • 3. Use bio-degradable, recyclable material to protect our planet

Generate Demand

Re-invest

How is Pneumonia treated?

Diagnosis Accuracy/Cost

  • No easy, accurate diagnosis technique

  • No effective treatment without good diagnosis

  • Resort to broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment

During the minute you dedicated to this presentation, 4 children have already died from pneumonia…

A: Normal chest x-ray

B: Pneumonia x-ray


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