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Preparations for the Re-invent the Toilet Fair, New Delhi, 2014.(Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/PrashantPanjiar)

Innovation could help India out of its health quagmire

By Trevor Mundel and Nachiket Mor
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Grand Challenges India is fostering innovations that will help people in India and around the world lead better lives.
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The use of insecticide-treated bed nets has helped to cut deaths from malaria over the years.(Shutterstock)
The use of insecticide-treated bed nets has helped to cut deaths from malaria over the years.(Shutterstock)

The new weapon in the malaria fight is a more effective bed net

By Reuters | Reuters, London
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:34 AM IST
To counter the malaria threat, scientists have developed a novel bed net incorporating a chemical called piperonyl butoxide.
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