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Learn more about Lean Med and Health Concerns in the Developing World

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like to share with you the phenomenal work of Dr. Hamish Graham. Dr. Graham has developed a series of protocols and guidelines for improving oxygen systems during the COVID-19 pandemic, all of which are located here.

World Pneumonia Day

In these trying times, it is important to remember that COVID-19 is not the only devastating lower respiratory infection out there. Pneumonia is still a leading infectious cause of death, with over 2.5 million deaths every year. For this reason, even during this global pandemic, World Pneumonia Day will be held this November 12. COVID-19Continue reading “World Pneumonia Day”

Lean Med joins LifeX Labs

We of Lean Med are proud to announce our entrance into the portfolio of LifeX Labs! LifeX Labs is a science startup accelerator focused on providing early stage companies with the support, resources, and ecosystem they need to be successful. Founded in 2018, LifeX Labs is a Pittsburgh accelerator that has served to help numerousContinue reading “Lean Med joins LifeX Labs”

COVID-19 and the Need for Medical Oxygen

Coverage of the COVID-19 response has highlighted the need for medical oxygen and the shortage of ventilators occurring across the world. While these shortages are important, what has gone overlooked is the impressive infrastructure of medical oxygen systems in developed countries. It is thanks to these systems that patients in these countries have received sufficientContinue reading “COVID-19 and the Need for Medical Oxygen”

Pitch Day for UnitaidExplore

Lean Med has made it to the final round of judging for the 2020 UnitaidExplore Challenge. This year, the challenge concerns innovations designed to increase access to oxygen therapy. For the final round, Lean Med participated in Pitch Day on April 24, and is currently awaiting the final decision. The UnitaidExplore Challenge is a newContinue reading “Pitch Day for UnitaidExplore”

Winners Announced for DNVC!

Duquesne University has announced the winners of the 2020 Duquesne New Ventures Challenge (DNVC). Lean Med came in 3rd Place out of over 70 applicants with their solution for increasing access to oxygen therapy in rural areas of developing nations. The DNVC is a business competition designed to support local entrepeneurs in their unique ventures.Continue reading “Winners Announced for DNVC!”

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