Health Center Kit SDD
B Medical Systems
The SDD is an all-integrated health center kit specifically for off-grid remote health centers and distributed worldwide by B Medical Systems.
The Health Center Kit SDD is an all-integrated, plug-and-play health center specifically designed for remote off-grid medical centers. It uses the excess of available energy from solar panels (which power medical refrigerators) to automatically charge a battery. The battery can be connected to and power 2 LED lights, a mobile-fan, both included in the kit, and other DC-operating devices by its 12V/20W outlet.
Engineered by the Luxembourg-based B Medical Systems company. A video of the solution can be seen here.
B Medical Systems has distribution locations in the Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Luxembourg, Russia, South Africa, and the United States.
B Medical Systems through its international distributors. For distribution in specific countries, contact the company. Interview with a representative on August 2017
1.358 USD. Interview with representative on August 2017
The Solar 2 Go Portable Power Station, KOPA-M Home System and the Clinic in a Can: Solar Powered Medical Facility.
Healthcare professionals or patients in off-grid remote health centers.
B Medical Systems mass produces their products at their manufacturing facilities.
The user can procure a Health Center Kit SDD on the B Medical website by requesting a quote. The user can contact the closest distributor through the company’s website by clicking “where to buy”.
100 Health Center SDD kits were being field-tested in Nigeria. Interview with representative on August 2017
Number and type of power outputs
Number and type of light points
Manufacturer-specified lumen-hours per solar day
Peak power rating of the solar panel in standardized sunlight conditions, provided by the manufacturer
Manufacturer-specified battery capacity
Manufacturer-specified battery voltage
Type of battery used
Can the user easily replace the battery if needed?
Can this system be monitored remotely?
Type of user payment structure
Does this system require mobile connectivity (either for payments or to function)?
Design specifications include a mobile-fan to give ventilation when needed, 2 USB ports, a 12 volt and 20-watt plug for 12 volt DC operating devices, a rechargeable 27 Ah battery, 2 LED-lamps with 3 different brightness settings and an electronic controller with automatic energy management. The kit has an extremely robust body and wheels that make it easily portable. This plug-and-play installation device comes with theft protection.
It weighs 27 kgs and its external dimensions (H x W x D) are 870 x 520 x 510 mm. Further product specification here.
Plug-and-play installation device. Technical support is provided by B Medical and its distributors. Interview with representative
Replacement components can be purchased via B Medical distributors locally in their countries, and also directly from B Medical in Luxembourg. Interview with representative
The rechargeable 27Ah battery has a 5-year lifecycle.
Manufacturer’s main goal is to provide a safe solution for the storage and transport of vaccines around the world with an all-integrated health center that uses the excess solar power from refrigerators and is specifically designed for off-grid remote health centers.
The product had been field-tested by B Medicals in Nigeria in April 2017.
This Health Center Kit is a plug and play device, however, electrical installation and control guidelines provided by B Medial Systems must be followed to avoid electrical shocks. The Safety Standards developed by B Medical systems that define certain technical features of a product can be found here.
B Medical also commercializes vaccine transport boxes and solar vaccine refrigerators, Health Center Kit SDD’s related products. All of B medical systems’ Vaccine Cold Chain products are here.
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Gibson, B.A., Ghosh, D., Morano, J.P. and Altice, F.L., 2014, Accessibility and Utilization Patterns of a Mobile Medical Clinic among Vulnerable Populations, Health & place, 28, pp. 153-156.
International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006, Mobile Health Units Methodological Approach
Behl Khanna, A., Arora Narula, S., 2016, Mobile health units: Mobilizing healthcare to reach unreachable, International Journal of Healthcare Management, 9(1), pp. 58-66
CE certified, meets European Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC. B Medical Systems Vaccine Cold Chain range is presenting many products certified as PQS by WHO and 9of them are CCEOP Eligible for Gavi as stated by The Vaccine Alliance.
Field testing in Nigeria, experience and feedback from users. Interview with representative
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