Médecins Sans Frontières Steam Sterilizer

Médecins Sans Frontières

Product description Brand name and product description

The MSF Steam Sterilizer is a prototype that uses steam to sterilize surgical equipment quickly, effectively, and with lower water usage for settings with reliable access to electricity and water.

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?"

This product has not been widely distributed as of July 2016, however, it will begin field testing in Haiti by the end of 2016 with implementation in MSF field hospitals.

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

$25,000Interview with representative

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

This product was developed with the intention to improve upon Robustex 90L. Source: MSF Steam Sterilizer.

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

This product seeks to reduce infections by achieving safe and effective sanitization of surgical equipment. Source: MSF Scientific Days Poster

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

Sterile practitioners; medical professionals

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