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Umbilical Guardian / umbilical-related sanitary products

Umbilical Guardian
Umbilical Guardian

Many newborns in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia are still in danger. It is not easy to prepare safe environments and tools for newborn babies in these areas. A general clamp is a suitable form for a hygienic environment. So we needed to design a new clamp considering the surrounding environment.
We designed 'Umbilical Guardian' to safely handle umbilical cords considering the surrounding environment. We believe ‘Umbilical Guardian’ will greatly help reduce lower newborn mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia.


Konkuk university

Konkuk university
Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea

Seung hyeok Kim,
Konkuk University

Tae yang Jung,
Konkuk University

Jae yong Lee,
Konkuk University