Two Indian projects have won a $ 100,000 grant each from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Two Indian’s projectors have been awarded $ 100,000 grant each from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue their research on innovations in global health improvement.
The Two Indians Are IIT’s Sujoy Guha (who is a professor in medical science and technology) and second One is HLL Lifecare’s Abi Santosh Aprem are two Indian scientists.the 67 selected from 16 countries by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations to encourage excellence in the field of global health improvement.
Sujoy Guha is now at the IIT Kharagpur School of Medical Sciences and Technology is developing and testing a new Tran-cervical contraceptive made from a polymer compound for its ability to incapacitate both sperm and ovum.
And Santhosh Aprem of HLL Lifecare Ltd, He will attempt to eliminate the side-effects associated with copper T intrauterine devices by coating the copper with biodegradable polymers. The polymers could prevent bulk shedding of copper ions that cause bleeding, cramping and pain, leading to increased acceptance of this highly effective contraceptive device.