alma.sana bracelet

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Alma Sana Inc. is a social enterprise aimed at

reducing health inequalities among populations

by increasing immunization coverage in resource-poor areas worldwide.

The U.S. patent on the design and use of

Lauren Braun‘s bracelet was published in 2013.

The bracelet design is ideal for resource-poor environments,

because they are simple, and production is very inexpensive (less than $1).

The vaccine information is translated through symbols and numbers

rather than words, making it easy to understand, and encourages follow-up visits.

Quechua-speaking mothers in Ecuador, where the pilot study has taken place,

continue to return to Ministry of Public Health clinics

for their 4 and 6-month vaccines.

This bracelet can be used in any country,

regardless of the language spoken there.

What great cause.

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