Uterine balloon tamponades (UBT) are an effective, safe, and easy to use intervention to manage severe postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal death. PATH and Sinapi biomedical, a South African medical device manufacturer, are advancing the Ellavi UBT—a low-cost, fully assembled UBT designed specifically for use in low-resource health facilities.
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: October 2017
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