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Self-help Vaccine Syringe / Syringe

Self-help Vaccine Syringe
Self-help Vaccine Syringe

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

Timely vaccination has an inestimable role in disease prevention. Yet, in many parts of Africa there is a lack of professional assistance in the vaccination process. This is a simple, disposable self-administered syringe designed for use in Africa. Its operation is simple and convenient and supports autonomous injection. It has the potential to greatly improve vaccine coverage and medical conditions in remote parts of Africa.

This is a low-cost design that can be used by non-medically trained individuals and makes a significant contribution to public health in regions such as Africa where resources are limited. This design is feasible and easily implemented. In terms of use-value, usability, and social responsibility, this product meets several of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Jury Statement
I am very happy to receive this award, and thank my mentor and friends for their help. It motivates me to maintain the enthusiasm I felt when I first made the design. Design is meant to makes people happier, and I will continue to design for people’s happiness.
Winner Statement
University

Dalian Minzu University

Dalian Minzu University
School of Design
Dalian, China

Chao Wang,
Dalian Minzu University

Zixuan Zhao,
Dalian Minzu University

Xinyu Xiao,
Dalian Minzu University

Jinghao Li,
Dalian Minzu University