Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are using design to save lives in Mexico and Guatemala:

Like magic, a single sheet of paper can become an intricate bird, a fearsome dragon, or a delicate flower, through the ancient art of origami. It can even become a solution to one of the world’s most pressing pediatric health challenges: Asthma

The Respira spacer, designed by five Stanford Institute of Design students, is an efficient and ingenious twist on a device that improves the effectiveness of an asthma sufferer’s inhaler. Made of inexpensive paper and able to fold flat for efficient shipping, the Respira spacer costs a mere 25 cents, as opposed to a typically bulky traditional spacer that can cost more than $50.

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