Team 2: Blood Connect

Blood-Connect is a Mobile Healthcare and smart logistics platform that operates an in-house Blood Bank and connects hospitals with blood.

The Team:

Uche Kenneth Udekwe

Khalid Ahmed

Onoriose Oghenekaro Blessed

Taiwo Adebiyi

Abdirahman Yusuf Abdihafid

Problem:

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the excessive loss of blood following childbirth, and is

the leading cause of maternal death. The WHO estimates that 25 percent of the 400,000 maternal deaths a year are due to PPH, a risk that is 100 times larger in developing countries.

PPH also thrives on the inability to provide the right blood type and other live-saving essentials such as oxygen and essential drugs. 

Solution:

BLOOD CONNECT platform contains a database with information on hospital blood banks which permits us to easily find and transport the required blood once there is a patient or another hospital in need. We also run an in-house blood bank to compensate when there are shortages in hospitals we have partnership agreements with. To access our services, patients send an SMS or a phone call or use our mobile application requesting a particular blood type, quantity and location. We source this blood from our blood bank or partner hospitals and deliver the blood to them directly on their hospital beds.

 

 

Link to Prototype:


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ONDf95BMYExdqQ2LMgEhLOc2x5UwI8Tp/view?usp=sharing

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