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Breast Cancer<br />Design for the Majority<br />Improving Healthcare in Rural China<br />March 3rd, 2010<br />Chris Drisco...
The case<br />Rates of breast cancer in China are now as low as 12.8/100,000 women<br />The Journal of the National Cancer...
Our goals<br />Education<br />Raise awareness of the conditions and causes of breast cancer<br />Prevention<br />Offer res...
Research findings<br />Lack of information in rural areas on this and other healthcare issues<br />BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation gi...
Our proposals<br />Education – Public Information Campaign<br />diet<br />exercise<br />self-detection<br />Preventive car...
Breast Self-Examination<br />
Public Information Campaign<br />
Mobile Clinic<br />
Thermographic Screening<br />
Thermo-Scanning<br />
Text-based Support<br />
The challenges<br />Effective strategies for dispersal of public information in rural areas<br />Palatable approach to pro...
Questions for SIVA<br />What regulatory barriers do we face in developing novel medical devices for rural populations?<br ...
Schedule<br />Week of 3.3<br />	communicating with SIVA collaborators<br />	more sketches<br />	visit organizations/hospit...
Thank you<br />Questions/comments?<br />
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  1. 1. Breast Cancer<br />Design for the Majority<br />Improving Healthcare in Rural China<br />March 3rd, 2010<br />Chris Driscoll | NourDiabYunes| Katherine Lee<br />
  2. 2. The case<br />Rates of breast cancer in China are now as low as 12.8/100,000 women<br />The Journal of the National Cancer Institute predicts that 100/100,000 of women aged 55-69 by 2021<br />This trend is attributed to poor diet, increased exposure to pollution, and growing use of alcohol and tobacco products<br />
  3. 3. Our goals<br />Education<br />Raise awareness of the conditions and causes of breast cancer<br />Prevention<br />Offer resources for prevention and early diagnosis<br />Support<br /> Provide a community or support system for patients and families dealing with breast cancer<br />
  4. 4. Research findings<br />Lack of information in rural areas on this and other healthcare issues<br />BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation gives a high correlation with breast cancer sufferers<br />Lifestyle and diet closely linked<br />Self breast exams, x-ray/digital mammography, MRI routine for identification and treatment<br />
  5. 5. Our proposals<br />Education – Public Information Campaign<br />diet<br />exercise<br />self-detection<br />Preventive care<br />screening<br />Patient Support<br />clinical information<br />support community<br />
  6. 6. Breast Self-Examination<br />
  7. 7. Public Information Campaign<br />
  8. 8. Mobile Clinic<br />
  9. 9. Thermographic Screening<br />
  10. 10. Thermo-Scanning<br />
  11. 11. Text-based Support<br />
  12. 12. The challenges<br />Effective strategies for dispersal of public information in rural areas<br />Palatable approach to promoting healthful diet/lifestyle habits within the financial constraints of the target market<br />Development of low-cost screening options and access infrastructure for rural communities<br />
  13. 13. Questions for SIVA<br />What regulatory barriers do we face in developing novel medical devices for rural populations?<br />What are current methods for large public information campaigns? What is the cheapest and most surefire way of reaching people in rural areas?<br />What is the power of evoking filial piety to solicit community contributions for local healthcare solutions?<br />To what degree is breast cancer, or healthcare in general, viewed as a community burden/concern?<br />
  14. 14. Schedule<br />Week of 3.3<br /> communicating with SIVA collaborators<br /> more sketches<br /> visit organizations/hospitals<br />Week of 3.10<br /> define a user group for testing<br /> build low-cost prototype and test mechanism<br /> get feedback from an oncologist or radiology<br />Week of 3.17<br /> prototyping<br />Week of 3.24<br /> prototyping<br />Week of 4.1<br /> deadline (?)<br />
  15. 15. Thank you<br />Questions/comments?<br />
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