Increasing Global Awareness
Join an EWH Chapter to address technological challenges in global health.
Saving Equipment = Saving Lives
Participate in the Summer Institute to repair medical equipment in developing world hospitals.
Medical equipment repair and maintenance is taught through the EWH BMET Training Program.
Your Donation Will Make a World of Difference
EWH relies on support from donors like you to make these programs a reality.
Ideas Spark change
The EWH Design Competition generates innovative ideas and new global health technologies.
The Communities we Serve
EWH trains biomedical equipment technicians who maintain medical equipment used to care for mothers and newborns.
The Girls Engineering Change initiative reaches out to local girls to encourage engineering through the EWH Kits program.
The first Rwandan BMET students have graduated from the three year program and provide specialized technical skills at public hospitals throughout Rwanda.
EWH and GE Foundation have signed an agreement with INFOP, a public Honduran vocational school, to secure the future of sustainable BMET training in the country.
The more we help each other the more we help ourselves
EWH's core mission, vision, and values are built on over a decade of experience working across cultures.
Helping the world’s poorest with health care technology
We are a non-profit organization mobilizing the biomedical engineering community to improve the quality of health care in hospitals serving resource-poor communities of the developing world. With this professional expertise -- we install donated and new medical equipment, carry out equipment repairs, and train to build local capacity to both manage and maintain sophisticated equipment.
We teach our international BMET training programs locally in developing countries. We thus create sustainable programs in developing countries which remain after our departure. Our efforts are always in close collaborative partnerships with Ministries of Health and local educational institutions. We also train local trainers in developing countries.
Additionally we harness the resources of collegiate engineering programs through a network of university-based EWH chapters. We work with Duke University and Texas A&M University to plan, manage, and operate summer programs for students. These summer programs (known as Summer Institute or SI) send student biomedical engineers to developing country hospitals where they study language, culture, technology, and repair broken equipment.
Disclaimer: Engineering World Health does not do engineering work in the United States. Please read our policies under "Who We Are".