The main problem is the MVA procedure (necessary after miscarriages or abortions) in rural Africa often happens without local anesthesia of the woman's cervix. This means women are in a lot of pain, which makes it difficult to perform MVA due to unrelaxed women. Because this procedure, especially the need for a specific long needle, is too expensive; women are seeking illegal and unsafe care. The widely available disposable syringe is not long enough to reach the cervix.
Closely working together with the gynecology department in Kenya. Due to Covid field testing was not possible, so prototypes were sent for the doctors to test. Zoom calls were set up for feedback and interviews.