CERN HEV Ventilator


A pneumatic invasive ventilator designed for emergency use.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

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Product description Brand name and product description

The CERN HEV Ventilator was developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is currently undergoing testing. The device features pressure-controlled modes prioritized based on their importance for COVID-19 treatment, including PC-A/C mode, PC-A/C-PRVC mode, PC-PSV mode, and CPAP. An integrated controls system is powered by 119-230 VAC and a touch screen interface. This product has not yet undergone testing as of 2020.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

None, as of 2020

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

3000 USD for the technology, 65 USD for the consumables

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Emergency ventilators

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Medical practitioners in emergency hospital settings.

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