Sterilux Steribox and Control Station

Sterilux

Product description Brand name and product description

The Sterilux SteriBox and Control Station are prototypes that use ultraviolet light (UV) to sanitize medical instruments in 5 hours, increasing access to safer surgery.

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

Africa, India. Source: Sterilux video

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

The first implementation tests are scheduled via a mission of Médecins Sans Frontières. Additional Sterilux partners are available on their website.

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

Control station price is $12,095 and SteriBox price is $310. A hospital would typically buy 1 control station and 15-30 Steribox, totaling $15,500-$21,700.^(Interview with representative)

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

Disposable equipment, disinfection with boiling water or chemical treatment (hydrogen peroxide plasma, formaldehyde). More information on disinfection vs. sterilization can be found here.

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

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

This product aims to reduce infection and surgery-related death by increasing access to sterile medical instruments. Source: (Sterilux).

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

Sterile practician technicians; medical professionals

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