Sohum Innovation Lab

An ISO 13485 company

Sohum hearing screening, is a unique system solution to screen newborns for hearing loss in global resource-poor settings to prevent speech loss.

WHO selects Sohum technology

WHO selects Sohum technology

SOHUM Newborn Hearing Screening Device is among top selected technologies for World Health Organization compendium of technologies for low resource settings

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Satisfied customers

Satisfied customers

Sohum devices are used by several hospitals & brands in metro cities to small towns of India. We are proud providers of newborn hearing screening devices & services to these brands all over India. If you want to join the journey, tell us.

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Sohum device validated by ICMR, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health

Sohum device validated by ICMR, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) of SOHUM “Portable Automated ABR” Neonatal Hearing Screening Device, by Department of Health Research, GOI. &  ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research). High Sensitivity, Specificity, Easy to use by Healthcare workers, suitable for the national program

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National Award for the Innovative Technology

National Award for the Innovative Technology

Sohum Innovation lab awarded with National Award from President of India

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Hearing screening <br>for all

Hearing screening
for all

Sohum provides early screening of infants, that leads to timely treatment and rehabilitation, as well as savings in healthcare expenses to the system.

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Become a <br>Sohum certified audiologist

Become a
Sohum certified audiologist

Find out what Sohum can do for you if you are a practicing audiologist or speech pathologist.

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How can we work together?

You can help bring hearing screening to all children, no matter where they are born. We work with Maternity Homes, NICUs, Neonatalogists, Pediatricians, ENT specialists, Cochlear Implant Surgeons, Audiologists, NGOs, Government programs, Investors, Philanthropists, CSR, Professionals, Students to achieve the goal of screening every newborn for hearing ability.

Creating awareness of
timely screening

A majority of the Indian population believes that if a person is hearing impaired they can’t speak. Creating awareness about the criticality of timely screening is a part of our focus.

Developing affordable technology

After doing an immersive research we boiled it down to five unique must-have features for Sohum to perform in resource constrained settings around the world and built these into the device.

Building an
after-care cycle

We have a unique audiologist network to assist our device. Every child tested positive will be referred to Sohum certified audiologist. In this way, interventions will be ensured and measured with follow-ups.

  • Developing affordable technology

    The solution performs in noisy settings, reduces the risk of sedation of baby, doesn’t need disposables and is easy to sterilize and reuse.

  • Building an aftercare cycle

    We have formed a professional network of audiologist/ ENT professionals to do aftercare for the hearing impaired newborns.

  • Creating awareness

    We have started implementing our awareness solution “Baby’s first year” calendar in multiple Indian languages in both mobile and print media to increase awareness.

About Sohum

Sohum Innovation Lab develops market-driven solutions to improve the health and incomes of people living in resource-poor settings. We do front line research and develop technology and strategies, that create self-sustaining value chains among the under-served.
The need for hearing screening of newborns came out of immersive research in medical facilities in global resource poor settings.
When we are not traveling globally, or in the remote parts of India, we are in Bangalore.