Breath of Life program
BOL in the News

Browse here to find media coverage of  Breath of Life in print, at conferences and on video.

Articles & Events

The Breath of Life Program is featured in the Stanford Graduate School of Business' Global Health Innovation Insight Series report, "The East Meets West Foundation I: Expanding Organizational Capacity."
Read the report here. 


Breath of Life’s successful strategies for treating preterm infants are highlighted in the recent WHO publication, Born Too Soon.
Read about Breath of Life here.
Read the full report here.

EMW Partner Dr. Priscilla Joe Presents Breath of Life Results at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.

Neonatologist Dr. Priscilla Joe of Children's Hospital Oakland presents the successful results of EMW's Breath of Life neonatal program at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies.
April 28 - May 1, 2012 in Boston, MA

EMW Partner Dr. Priscilla Joe Presents Breath of Life Results at Global Health and Innovation Conference
EMW Expert Medical Partner, neonatologist Priscilla Joe, presents the results of EMW's innovative neonatal program Breath of Life at the 2012 Unite for Sight Global Health and Innovation Conference.
April 21 - 22, 2012 at Yale University, New Haven, CT

EMW News, June 2011
Young Philanthropy Students Give the Breath of Life 

DTI News, Dantri International, March 2011
Newborn babies saved by donated equipment

TodayOnline Singapore, Feb 2011
Where innovation's a matter of life or death

The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2011, p 24
Back to basics: innovation in medical technology

Engineering Australia, Jan 2011
Humanitarian engineering at its best

The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2010, p 19
A breath of fresh air: frugal innovation saving babies inVietnam

Viet Nam News, Nov 2010
New machines breathe life into premature babies

Cooperazione Trentina, Oct 2010 (Italian language)
An interview with BOL International Program Coordinator Luciano Moccia

New Science Journalism Project, Sept 2010
Philippine Daily Inquirer,  Sept 2010

Endocrinetoday, Aug 2008
USC endocrinologist, veteran provides aid to underprivileged in Vietnam


WHO First Global Forum on Health Technologies, Bangkok, Thailand, Sept 2010

Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technolgoy (CIMIT) Forum, June 2010

Healthcare in Asia Conference, Hong Kong, Feb 2011

Global Health Conference, Washington DC, June 2010 

Partner Websites


International Children Assistance Network
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Brochure

The Lemelson Foundation
Featured Health Grant: East Meets West. Breathing Life into Infants in Southeast Asia.

Engineers Without Borders
Life saving machines for newborns: EWB volunteers helping out

Design that Matters
Project Firefly: Infant Phototherapy


Photography and Video

Breath of Life program Learn the basics about Breath of Life  in this short segment from the EMW movie "Changing Lives, In Fact Your Can."

BOL:  Photographs by Yan Seiler See selected images  from a photo essay by Yan Seiler featured in the 4th issue of NEED magazine.

Breath of Life   See the BOL program up close and personal in this moving portrait of three families. 



helps reduce infant mortality by providing a hospital with a phototherapy machine to treat babies with jaundice. 

East Meets West

1611 Telegraph Ave., Suite 1420, Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: 1-800.561.3378  |  Tel: 510-763-7045  |  Fax: 510-763-6545

Facebook Twitter Email Us YouTube Google+ LinkedIn

Copyright 2014 East Meets West Foundation

Four Star Charity Navigator Logo

Privacy Policy

Terms of Use