Why We’re Reinventing the Door and Window

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Why We’re Reinventing the Door and Window

October 30, 2018

Remember Bill Gates’ Reinvent the Toilet Challenge? Now, IV’s Global Good team is taking on two other common household items: the window and door.

With more than 80% of malaria mosquito bites in Africa happening indoors at night, our team, in collaboration with researchers at Durham University and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, has designed a next-gen window and door that lets air and light into homes, but keeps over 70% of the pesky insects out.

The results of a pilot study conducted by the team in The Gambia were published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine. Watch this video below to check out our new design.

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