Friday, December 13, 2013

Intra Ocular Lens at $5 - Drive Down Cost Creatively



David Green has figured out how to make expensive medical products affordable to the world's poorest people. He helped found Aurolab, a nonprofit manufacturing company in India, to produce surgically implanted artificial lenses for cataract patients for US$4 - $6 apiece, a dramatic reduction in the average US$100 - $150 price for lenses,

http://proxied.changemakers.net/journal/03january/herbst.cfm

Aurolab - Case Study
http://www.policyinnovations.org/ideas/policy_library/data/MakingSightAffordable1/_res/id=sa_File1/INNOV0103_p25-41_ibrahim-et-al.pdf


Intraocular Lens Production at $5 by Fred Hollows Foundation
http://www.hollows.org.au/news-media/fred-hollows-lens-production-passes-four-million

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