During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has invented the CerviScope, a cheap, portable version of a colposcope configured with items he bought at a camera shop and a local Walmart. The device uses a halogen bike headlamp, a green filter, LED-run batteries, and a $10 pair of binocular lenses.
Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of neoplasms, abnormal formations of tissue, such as a tumor or growth, which serve no useful function, but grow at the expense of the healthy organism.
Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of gynecologic cancer and other cancer of the female reproductive system. Breast Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Fallopian Tube Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Uterine Cancer; Vaginal Cancer; Vulva Cancer
Federal Programs Related to - Engineering & Technology
Programs that conduct research in the area of science which applies mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems for the benefit of society. Applied Technology; Architectural & Construction; Aviation Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical and Mechanical Engineering; Industrial & Manufacturing; Materials; Radar & Sonar Technology; Robotics; Telecommunications
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