DESIGN RESEARCH | PROTOTYPING
Centre for Knowledge Societies | Three Months
Immersive research and interdisciplinary solutioning to combat Under 5 Mortality Rates (U5MR) in Bihar, India from a social lens.
• To identify social factors that impact the health of low-income populations.
• To design interdisciplinary solutions to address social vulnerability.
Solutions across product design, information design and low-tech interventions prototyped to address varying risk factors in the home and health facilities.
Under 5 Mortality Rate: 97 (per 1000 live births)
Children under 5 years who are:
Bihar is a state in Northern India, which has extremely high rates of children who are at a mortal state before reaching the age of five. Purnia is a small district in Bihar where we traced social vulnerability of children.
A self-assembled & culturally adequate cradle for a 0-1 year old.
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Paper-based tool to visually communicate the family archetype and illness history to doctors.
Camera based app to visually establish missing links between environmental risks and poor health outcomes.
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