D-Lab and Tata Center team wins $100K Vodafone award for mobile stethoscope

Rich Fletcher, a research scientist based at MIT D-Lab and Daniel Chamberlain, a Tata Center for Technology and Design fellow, teamed up with pulmonary experts in India to develop a solution for diagnosing pulmonary disease that employs a simple mobile stethoscope and a common peak flow meter, which together cost less than $50 in low volumes.
Rich Fletcher, a research scientist based at MIT D-Lab and Daniel Chamberlain, a Tata Center for Technology and Design fellow, teamed up with pulmonary experts in India to develop a solution for diagnosing pulmonary disease that employs a simple mobile stethoscope and a common peak flow meter, which together cost less than $50 in low volumes.

D-Lab and Tata Center team wins $100K Vodafone award for mobile stethoscope


Rich Fletcher and Daniel Chamberlain will use their winnings to field-test a low-cost mobile device to diagnose pulmonary disease in rural India.

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