The pads, developed by Dr. Moses Kizza Musaazi at Uganda's Makerere University Department of Technology, are targeted especially at rural primary school girls who have started menstruating. These girls would normally find it difficult to attend school if they had no pads, and often cannot afford conventional pads.
They are made almost entirely from natural materials, with a few percent of non-woven material and polythene paper.
WIPO ASSIGNS PATENT TO KUMKANGPOLD FOR "TOP SHEET FOR DISPOSABLE DIAPER AND SANITARY PAD WITH IMPROVED SKIN FRIENDLINESS" (SOUTH KOREAN INVENTOR)
Sep 30, 2010; GENEVA, Oct. 01 -- Publication No. WO/2010/062058 was published on June 03. Title of the invention: "TOP SHEET FOR DISPOSABLE...
Publication No. WO/2010/062058 Published on June 3, Assigned to KUMKANGPOLD for Disposable Diaper, Sanitary Pad Top Sheet (South Korean Inventor)
Jun 04, 2010; GENEVA, June 8 -- Jae Hun Shim, South Korea, has developed a top sheet for disposable diaper and sanitary pad with improved skin...