The Impala Ventilator supports respiratory functions and is designed for use in interhospital, intrahospital, or prehospital emergency transport contexts.
These units consist of a flexible breathing circuit, a control system, monitors, and alarms. Power can be supplied via internal batteries, an external battery, or electricity.
This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.
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Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
The product is under clinical investigation as of June 2020, a user provision model has not been selected yet
Distributions to Date Status
To operate, users first check that the unit is ready for use by running performance and calibration checks. They then make sure that settings for all components, including alarms, are correct and appropriate for the patient type and condition. The patient can then be connected to the ventilator, where caregivers are responsible for monitoring the patient during the ventilation. Main components include the MTTS-Asia Impala Ventilator, a gas hose with an oxygen connector, a power cable, and a silicon mask.
A trained general technician can be contacted for technical support
Nasal mask, batteries
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Designed for use in emergency settings as well as a controlled hospital environment, precise and reliable device to provide safe gas flow delivery, long-life batteries.
Vetted Performance Status
Compliance with standards including 60601-1 and 60601-2
The ventilator should only be operated by a trained professional. An alternative means of ventilation should be available in case of an malfunction with the primary ventilator. Operating the device outside of the specified ambient temperature range (19°C - 37°C) or humidity range (30%RH - 90%RH) can compromise performance. The ventilator should not be operated if any of the components appear to be damaged or broken. Damaged or broken components should be discarded and replaced. For additional safety considerations, refer to the user manual provided by the manufacturer.
Complementary Technical Systems
A nasal mask is required
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations
Awaiting approval for CE mark