Drowning is a leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 4 in Bangladesh. To help address the problem,Dr. Adnan Hyder, director of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, and his colleague, Dr. Alain Labrique, assistant professor in International Health, are pilot testing the functionality and acceptability of a personal wireless alarm device for toddlers. The latest special technology issue of Johns Hopkins Public Health highlights the work Drs. Hyder and Labrique are doing with the Safety Turtle "gadget" and how the device might be used to save thousands of lives every year. Click here to read the article.
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