Projects/CV Before 1990

Impression Year Local/International Partner organization Financing organization Tasks/Activities
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1989-1990 Flag-nl-lgflag
CMC/Cebemo,Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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CMC/Cebemo, Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
Starting manuscript of books on Blood pressure apparatus and Sterilization
While living for one year in Ohno Machi and Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  1989 Nicosia, Cyprus; HMTS, Loitokitok, Kenya, Memisa/CMC Flag-nl-lgflag
Memisa, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Evaluation of educational institutes related to medical engineering for developing countries

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Ghana, Duayaw Nkwanta Hospital: 1986. Servicing a good old HA3 Lister power plant at St. John of God Hospital, Duayaw Nkwanta, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana. With HES technicians: Sylvester Akparibo, Emmanuel Atubisah and?

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Catholic Diocese of Kumasi, Ghana
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CMC/Cebemo, Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
Hospital Engineering Services for the Mission Health Institutions in Ghana. Planning and establishment of maintenance structure for medical equipment and installations for mission hospitals in Ghana; performing wide range of actual repair and installations; in-service training courses for maintenance staff.
Initially for institutions of the Diocese of Kumasi, but as time passed for all members of CHAG (Christian Health Association of Ghana). Period: 01-02-1982 until 01-04-1989
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Van Rijn BV, Maasdijk, The Netherlands
Flag-nl-lgflagORION, The Netherlands Practical training on installation, overhaul and repairs of Diesel Engines
As preparation for working as a medical equipment technician in Ghana
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NEMAS, Soest
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ORION, The Netherlands
Theoretical training on X-Ray at Philips Best and practical training at NEMAS, Soest.
As preparation for working as a medical equipment technician in Ghana
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  1980 Flag-in-lgflag
Beatitudes Social Welfare Centre, India, Madras, Vyasarpadi
Period of 6 months: Assisting in care. Training basic electrical engineering to youth of Vyasarpadi city area
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Bureau Ontwikkeling Automatisering Kadastrale Registratie (BOAKR), Heerlen The Netherlands
Data-entry specialist and management of computer systems. Land Registration Department of the Ministry of Housing and Physical Planning, The Netherlands
Period: 01-01-1078 until 11-01-1981
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Dutch Army: 541 vbbd Cie. Communications Bataljon. Rank: Corporal
Operator Troposcatter Radiosystem
A period of relative peace
08-09-1976 until 28-10-1977
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HTS (Higher Technical School) Venlo. The Netherlands. Department Electrical Engineering; Specialization: Computer engineering
Specialization: Computer engineering. Venlo was the first HTS offering computer engineering. Practical year:
1. Digital Equipment Corporation,
2. Sterrewacht Utrecht,
3. IBM, Uithoorn.
All in the Netherlands
Final year at IBM, Uithoorn, Testing methodology for new software.
Certificate: 11-7-1976
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MULO B, Reuver, The Netherlands
Time of unprecedented changes. Time of my first moped; the time of Easy Rider; of the Beatles and the Stones, the space flights. A revolution in religion, culture; of the whole society. Finished: 11-07-1970
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Mill Hill Boarding school, Aldenghoor, Haelen, The Netherlands
The 6th year of primary school I spent here in Castle Aldenghoor, in Haelen, Limburg, under the caring wings of the Mill Hill Fathers.
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Lagere School St. Aloysius, Belfeld, The Netherlands

Projects/Activities/CV 1990-1999

Impression Year Local/International Partner organization  Financing organization Tasks/Activities
MWI-LilongweMoH19991007PLAMAS2000Startupscreen 1998-1999 Flag-mi-lgflag
Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
Physical Asset Management section.
European Union Developing, programming of asset management system for the PAM section of the Ministry of Health. Phase 1 and 2. Development is in MS/Access 97-Visual Basic; Initial modules: General facility data, Infrastructure, Inventory, Basi System manager
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1999 Flag-sp-lgflag
Matachana, Barcelona, Spain
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Matachana, Barcelona, Spain
Publication of book “Esterilización de Productos Sanitarios por Vapor, Volumen 1 – Teoría General
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Hogeschool Enschede, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Research on improved sterilization process for manually operated sterilizers. Formulation of outline for concept for sterile supply for health services for low-income countries. The research period of 5 months resulted in an improved process, recommended for use in basic, manually operated sterilizers as commonly used for all types of loads in health facilities.
1997-1998 Flag-et-lgflagESTC/ESHE, Ethiopia  BASICS, USA Study on Rehabilitation of 500 Health Facilities in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region in Ethiopia. Involvement as associated consultant/software developer. Adapting the computerized Planning and Management System of Assets (PLAMAHS) to the requirements of Ethiopia.
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Mombasa Polytechnic, Mombasa, Kenya
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GTZ, Frankfurt, Germany
Course on sterilization technology at the Mombasa Polytechnic in Mombasa, Kenya. Compiling and presenting of the course within the scope of a training programme of medical technicians in East-Africa, supported by GTZ, Germany
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MoH, Nairobi, Kenya
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Group 5/African Development Bank
Study on Rehabilitation of 37 Health Facilities in the Central and Rift Valley Provinces of Kenya. Involvement as associated consultant/software developer. Design of modules for computerized system for Planning and Management for Assets in the Health Services (PLAMAHS). Analysis of survey data. Formulation of specifications for standard equipment. Preparation of tender documents for all medical equipment and furniture
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1992 Flag-nl-lgflag
TOOL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication of Texbook Blood Pressure Measuring equipment (Published by TOOL Amsterdam, 1992)
 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1995 Flag-uk-lgflag
VSO, London, UK
Co-author of Care and Safe Use of Hospital Equipment (Published by VSO, London, 1995)
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Basler Mission, Bern, Switzerland
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FAKT, Stuttagart, Germany
Author of A Guide to Power Management and Power Back-up
Cover of first edition of the book (1996) 1996 Flag-nl-lgflag
HEART Consultancy, European Society for Hospital Sterile Supply ESH
Author of Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam Volume 1 (Published by HEART Consultancy, 1996)
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TOOL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Development and implementation of computerised resource information system for relations, publications, equipment and question and answer service. (TOOL Information Services. Based on MS/Access 2.0
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FAKT, Stuttgart, Germany
Development and implementation of computerised information system for relations, publications, equipment and question and answer service. (FAKT, Stuttgart, Germany ). Based on MS/Access 2.0
 NL-Eindhoven TU 11951001 WENS Onderzoek Kwaliteit Instrumentarium Emerging Economies 1994-1995 Flag-nl-lgflag
WENS, Eindhoven University. 05-1994 until 05-1995
Checking the quality of surgical instruments manufactured in emerging economies. Huibert en Christa
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1995 Flag-tz-lgflag
Ndolage Hospital/Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) Moshi, Tanzania
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FAKT, Stuttgart, Germany
Energy management concept for Ndolage hospital. Compilation of integrated energy management concept (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT)
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CSSC, Dar-Es-Salaam
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MISEREOR, Aachen, Germany
Essential Medical equipment for 67 Church Hospitals /Dispensaries in Tanzania. Compilation of generic and procurement specifications for medical equipment in Tanzania. Evaluation of tenders
EAU-FortPortal19941119GTZEvaluationFortPortalWorkshopCSSDHospitalSterilizersWebecoKSG 1994
04-10 until 19-10-1994
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Kaberole District/MoH, Kampala, Uganda
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GTZ, Frankfurt, Germany
Evaluation of the activities of the FOrt Portal Regional Workshop. Findings and Recoomendations. In Context of Basic Health Services in Western Uganda
 NL-Eindhoven TU 19940419 Test Site Research Sterizer Process Webeco Model C End Presentation By Edwin Loenen  1994 WENS, Eindhoven University, The Netherlands. RIVM; FAKT Performance testing of single wall sterilizer (WEBECO Model C) with variaty of packaging materials. Focus on adequate aire removal by steam pulsing. Edwin Loenen;
D-Erlangen Webeco 1994 Manual For Webeco Model C With Kerosene Burner Drawing Cross section Flag-gm-lgflag
Webeco, Gemany
Creating operating manual for kerosene heated autoclave Webeco Model C
Logo 1994 Flag-nl-lgflag
HEART Consultancy
Establishment of HEART Consultancy: a consulting agency for technology in the health services in low-income countries
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Haagse Hoogeschool, Mechanical Engineering.
Digital Colour
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Dry heat sterilization in developing countries. Measurements and recommendations. Herman Zaanen; Harmen Koppelaar. Finalized: 02-2003
D-Esslingen Clauss Jurgen 19930127 For FAKT Test Webeco Autclave With Kerosene Burner With Jurgen and HCTS technicians 1993
January
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FAKT, Stutgart, Germany
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FAKT, Stuttgart, Germany
Research on performance of Kerosene heated autoclave (Webeco Model C). Testing the high-capacity kerosene heated burner. Focus on air removal
Tests done in garage of Juergen Clauss’ home in Esslingen
 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1992 Flag-nl-lgflag
Van Woudenberg Transport, Renkum, The Netherlands. Until 16-10-1992
Flag-nl-lgflagWerknet Uitzendbureau, Wageningen Creating a database model  for a general CRM;  based on DBase4
 NL-Wageningen Marin 19920330 OffShore Verwerking Test Design Mooring System 1992 Flag-nl-lgflag
Maritiem Research Instituut (MARIN), Wageningen The Netherlands.  Afd. Offshore verwerking. Technisch tekenaar.
Flag-nl-lgflagWerknet Uitzendbureau, Wageningen Assisting data processing of model tests and comuter simulations of ships, submarines and off-shore installations
Period: 17-02-1992 until 10-07-1992

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1991 Flag-et-lgflag
REST, Tigray, Ethiopia
Flag-nl-lgflagMEMISA, Rotterdam, The Neterlands Planning of Medical Engineering Services for the Northern part of Ethiopia. Inventory of medical equipment in use in Tigray; mapping of maintenance and repair activities, formulation of proposal for establishment of maintenance services for equipment and installations; developing a training programme for hospital maintenance technicians; formulation of proposal for standardisation of medical equipment. During the period of the visit the final siege of Addis Abbeba caused the fall of the Mengisto Regime
Period: 05-04-1991 until 30-09-1991. Resulted in manuscript: From a Fly to a lion. Not published
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Serve the Earth Association, Fukuoka, Japan
Member of Environmental activist group Serve the Earth Association, in Fukuoka. Was founding member and writer.

 

Projects/activities/CV: 2010-Now

Impression Year(s) Local/International Partner organization Financing oganization Project/Activities
2018-03 St. Martin de Porres Hospital, Eikwe, Ghana Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg, Germany Assisting repair and maintenance of sterilization equipment. Assessment of sterile supply cycle. Training of staff on sterile supply.
2017-12 Flag-ja-lgflag
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan Presenting workshops on steam sterilization to CSSD staff of hospitals in several cities in Japan: Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi and Fukuoka
2017-11-21 Flag-nl-lgflag
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On Nov 21st the final lecture evening of the sixth edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Summa College in Eindhoven in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 30 students that subscribed, took place on site. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
2017-11 Flag-sl-lgflag
Serabu Community Hospital, Serabu, Sierra Leone
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German Doctors, Bonn, Germany
Repair and maintenance of sterilization equipment; training of CSSD staff. Evaluation of CSSD-operations; Evaluation of equipment in operating theatre
2017-10-26 Flag-nl-lgflag
Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis, Goes, The Netherlands
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On Oct 26th the final lecture evening of the fith edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Admiraal de Ruijter Ziekenhuis in Goes in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 30 students that subscribed, took place on site. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
2017-10
Kuala Lumpur, Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Training of CSSD Staff in Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2017-10
Sarawak General Hospital Kuching, Sarawak
Setia Medik Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Training of CSSD Staff of Sarawak General Hospital in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
2017-05-12 Flag-nl-lgflag
Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On May 12th the final lecture evening of the forth edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments the Rotterdam Medical Centre in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 37 students that subscribed, took place on site in the Hospital in Rotterdam. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
2017-04-11 Flag-nl-lgflag
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
On April 11th the final lecture evening of the third edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments of hospitals in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 39 students that subscribed, took again place at the Summa college in Eindhoven. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
2017-03-20 Flag-nl-lgflag
ISALA Ziekenhuis, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Clinical lesson for CSSD Staff: Steam sterilization
NL-HEARTConsultancy20170206BookSterilizationOfMedicalSuppliesEng4thEditionChapter9PackagingPageWrapp_1240x1753 2016-2017 Flag-nl-lgflag
SVN/Interster International, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
Compiling new chapter on Sterilization packaging systems (SBS: sterile Barrier Systems) for the book Sterilization of medical Supplies by Steam. The chapter will be added to the new version of the various editions the book.
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25-29
Oct
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Australia
WFHSS The 17th WFHSS (World Forum for Hospital Sterilization Sciences) took place on Oct 25th until Oct 29th in Brisbane, Australia. On Saturday, October 2th Jan could do a presentation on his expierences in Liberia: The aftermath of the Ebola crisis. Hospitals in Liberia preparing for the post Ebola challenge. Click here to download the presentation.
For a report (Dutch) click here.
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7 nov
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Summa College; Eindhoven. participants On November 7th the final lecture evening of the second edition an e-leaning program for staff of sterilization departments of hospitals in the Netherlands took place. The final evening for the 33 students that subscribed, took again place at the Summa college in Eindhoven. There were lectures on microbiology, cleaning and sterilization. Jan presented the lecture on sterilization
B-Brussel Wilde Gallery 20160924 JIFS Signing the new French book! 2016; 23-24 Sept JIFS/Journées Internationales Francophone de la Stérilisation, Bruxelles; organized by Aster (Association de Stérilisation Francophone, Belgium)  Flag-gm-lgflag
MHP Verlag, Germany
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SF2S Societé Francaise des Sciences de la Stérilisation/ financing through sales of book
Launch of the French version of the book 2nd edition of the french version of book Stérilization des Dispositifs Médicaux par la vapeur during the Journées Internationales Francophone de la Stérilisation. The book is published through MHP Verlag, Germany and can be ordered through their Website
NL-Wageningen WUR 20160421 Forum Q763 Jan Gastcollege Facing Standards Gap Groep Global Health

2016
21 April
Wageningen University and Research
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Guest lecturer at WUR (Wageningen University and Research). Presentation: “Facing The Standards Gap, in the context of the curriculum on Global Health for bachelor students of Health and Society
After 15 years the time has come to update our website! We use WordPress as platform. So much has changed since the old version of our website! 2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
WebCare, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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HEART Consultancy
Update of website of HEART consultancy using WordPress
After 15 years the time was ripe to finally upgrade our website
NL-Renkum SteriTao 20160707 Facebook Home Page for SteriTao Autoclave  2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
HAN, Arnhem
Consortium SteriTao:
Reqcare, Nijmegen
Tevel Techniek, Westervoort
Kleinmechaniek, Westervoort
Partly funded through
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Initiative for development of  autoclaclave suitable for use in resource poor locations; with focus on basic technology with minimum use of electronic control.
Summa College, Eindhoven, The Netherlands: 2016-04-05: Refresher training of CSSD staff: explaining the physics of steam. The candidates did a pilot e-leaning course. At the end of the theoretical part they came for a a closing practical evening to Eindhoven. 2014-2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk
Summa College Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Financing through fees of participants
Setup of a pilot e-learning modules for staff on sterilisation of medical supplies. on the new SteriAk platform. Providing text material based on Jan’s book. The first version for the training took place between March 31st  and April 5th 2016 with a final practical evening on april 5th at the Summa college in Eindhoven.
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MSF Médecins Sans Frontiers Espace Bruno Corbé EBC, Brussels, Belgium
Assisting in the design/testing of a new autoclave for use in the MSF larger health facilities
Netherlands-Wormerveer Interster 20160519 Educatiedag Demo Stoomsterilisatie 2016 Flag-nl-lgflag
Interster International, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
Contribution to Interster academy Education day: Crash course steam sterilization
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DTS@Aktief,
Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Establishment of SteriAk as Virtual educational platform on Sterilization of medical supplies. Objectives are to offer e-learning/blended learning training for staff of CSSD in collaboration with vocational training centres (ROC). Established with approval of the Dutch Sterilization Association SVN
2008-09-01. Cover of the French version of the book. Stérilisation des dispositifs médicaux par la vapeur. Realized and published through MHP Verlag, Germany. 2014-2016 Flag-fr-lgflag
AFS: Association Française de la Stérilisation, France
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MHP Verlag, Germany
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AFS: Association Française de la Stérilisation/financing through sales of book
Preparation editing and publication of 2nd edition of the french version of book Stérilization des Dispositifs Médicaux par la vapeur with new chapter on cleaning. Planned date for publication: Sept 2016
After commissioning of the AJ Costa autoclave, the users are trained by James 2015 Flag-ni-lgflag
St. Mary’s Children and Community Hospital, Imo State, Nigeria
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Medical mission Institute, Wuerzburg, Germany
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Die Sternsinger/Kinder Missionswerk, Germany
Upgrading of the sterilization department. Training of CSSD Staff and technicians
2015-08-02: Miyasaki, Japan. Workshop on steam sterilization. Made possible through Meilleur. 2015 Flag-ja-lgflag
Getinge, Tokyo, Japan
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
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Getinge, Tokyo, Japan

Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Yachiyo-shi, Japan
Japan tour: Presentations on sterile supply in Tokyo, Osaka, Oita and Miyazaki
2016-03-10. Cover of the Spanish version of the book. Esterilización de Productos Sanitarios. 2nd Edition. Realized through Matachana, Barcelona, Spain. Published through MHP Verlag, Germany 2014-2016 Flag-sp-lgflag
Antonio Matachana S.A., Barcelona, Spain
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Antonio Matachana S.A., Barcelona, Spain
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MHP Verlag; Germany financing through sales of book
Compiling, editing and publication of Second edition of Spanish version of book Esterilización de Productos Sanitarios.
with new chapter on cleaning.
Available in June 2016
Training of staff on the new Matachana autoclave 2014-2015 Flag-li-lgflag
St. Josephs Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia
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Missionsärztliches Institut; Medical Mission Institute Wuerzburg, Germany
Upgrading of sterile supply department.
– Redesigning of the department
– Installation of 2 new sterilizers
– Repair of old sterilizer
– Training of CSSD staff and technicians.
User training on the Matachana S1000 autoclave in the Maternity Hospital of the JF Kennedy Medical Centre in Monrovia, Liberia 2014-2015 Flag-li-lgflag
JF Kennedy Medical Centre, Maternity Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia
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DRK Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, German Red Cross, Berlin, Germany
Repair and recommissioning of sterilization equipment. Training of staff
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Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg
German Red Cross
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Medical Mission Institute, Wuerzburg
Attending the Ebola Preparedness training at the Fire Fighting School (Feuerwehrschule) in Wuerzburg. As a preparation for the visit to Liberia in November for assisting St. Jospeph’s Hospital and the JFK Medical Centre for upgrading their Sterilization department.
2014: Jan becomes honorary member of the Dutch Sterilization Association SVN (Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland 2014 Flag-nl-lgflag
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Jan became honorary member of Sterilisatieverening Nederland SVN (the Dutch Sterilization Association)
Philippines Manila SM North EDSA 20140517 Jan Working In The Mall 2014 Flag-rp-lgflag
Romel Palacpac, Manila, PhilippinesFlag-uk-lgflag
HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, United Kingdom
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, United Kingdom
Adapting the PLAMAHS asset management function to synchronize with an SQL database. Handing over of PLAMAHS database system work to Mr. Romel Palac Pack, associate programmer. Support transition to web-based version of initial components of the PLAMAHS system. Visit to Philippines: 08-04-2014 until 25-05-2014. See travel story: Another glimpse of Paradise
2013-2014 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes
DFID
Creation of a new module for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS)
–   Procurement and logistics support
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Tegucigalpa, MoH Honduras
Engineering World Health, Durham, USA
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HPI Lewes, UK
Creation of a Spanish version of the PLAMAHS Asset management software
2014-02-20. Cover of the Norwegian version of the book. Realized and published throu the Norsk forening for Sterilforsyning. 2011-2014 Flag-no-lgflag
Norsk Forening for Sterilforsyning. NFS, Oslo, Norway
Flag-no-lgflagNorsk Forening for Sterilforsyning. NFS; financing through sales of book Preparation editing and publication of Norwegian version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam  with new chapter on cleaning
Sierra Leone, Serabu Community Hospital, Serabu 2012-09. After installing the sterilizers the staff is trained on their us. 2012 Flag-sl-lgflag
Serabu Catholic Hospital, Caritas Freetown, Sierra Leone
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German Doctors,
Bonn, Germany
Installation of and commissioning sterilization equipment; training of staff (users and technicians); starting-up of new CSSD for Serabu Hospital, Serabu, Sierra Leone
A special birthday gift: Jan receives the first SVN Jack van Asten Award during the autumn congress in De Rehorst in Ede. The award is given once in two years 2011 Flag-nl-lgflag
Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland SVN
Jan received the Jack van Asten Award 2011
2013-03-05. Cover of the Russian version of the book. Realization was through DGM, Moscow. Publication through MHP Verlag, Germany  2011-2013 Flag-rs-lgflag
DGM Moscow, Russia
MHP-Verlag, Germany
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DGM Moscow, Russia
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MHP Verlag, Germany
Preparation editing and publication of Russian version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam.
Стерилизация паром медицинских изделий. Общая теория.
with new chapter on cleaning
Article: Steriliseren op zijn Russisch
Travel Report: From Russia with love
Bungudu Hospital, Zamfara, Nigeria: 2011-11-07. Filming for a training video on sterile supply for CSSD staff. Here a shot is taken of the instrument inspection and set assembly. 2011-2012 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
HPI Health Partners International, Lewes, UK
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DFID, UK
HPI Health Partners International, UK
Production of 3 educational videos on Sterilization of Medical supplies.
1: General introduction to sterile supplies;
2 and 3: Videos on operation of and care for sterilizers as used in the project.
– Writing script
– Assistance during takes
– Assistance making graphics/simulations
– Final check of texts
Cover of the Japanese version of the book. Realised through Meilleur, Tokyo; Published through Nakayama publishers, Tokyo, Japan. 2010-2012 Flag-ja-lgflag
Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Japan
Nakayama publishers,
中山書店 Tokyo, Japan.
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Meilleur Co., Ltd. ミュール, Japan
Preparation editing and publication of Japanese version of book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam  with new chapter on cleaning
2012-12-2015. Cover of the Dutch version of the book. Realized and pubished through Interster, Wormerveer, The Netherlands. 2011 Flag-nl-lgflag
Interster International, Wormerveer,
The Netherlands
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Interster International, Wormerveer,
The Netherlands
Publication of second Dutch edition of book “Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen met Stoom, Deel 1 – Algemene Theorie” with new extensive chapter on cleaning
PLAMAHS Screen dump 201105 Startup Screen NP  2010 Flag-np-lgflag
Sector Program Health and Family Planning
MoHP, Kathmandu Nepal
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KfW, Germany
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HPI, Health Partners International, Lewes, UK
Extending the module for maintenance support for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS)
Tailoring the medical equipment maintenance support module to the specific requirements for monitoring the maintenance activities within the PPP.
WAN-KanoPRRINNMNCH20120806PLAMAHSStartupScreen  2010 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes;
DFID, UK
Creation of a new modules for software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Quick Monitoring and Evaluation of equipment, buildings and infrastructure
Bungudu Hospital, Zamfara State, Nigeria. 2011-09-28. User training: happiness after a succesful test cycle in the Steriflow Robustex autoclave.  2011 Flag-ni-lgflagPRRINN/MNCH
MoH, Kano, Nigeria
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HPI Health Partners International, Lewes,
DFID, UK
Training of users and technicians of medical equipment engineers and technicians on equipment supplied through the PRRINN/MNCH program
Cover of the English version of the book: Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam 3d edition. Compiled and Published Through MHP Verlag, Germany 2010 Flag-gm-lgflag
MHP Verlag, Germany
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MHP Verlag, Germany
Final editing and publication of 3rd revised edition of the book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam Volume 1
Book cover: Turkish 2010  2010 Flag-tu-lgflag
MSUD (Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey)/ EFHSS
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MSUD (Central Sterilization Units Society of Turkey)
Final editing and publication of  Turkish edition of the book Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam Volume 1
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Site: The White Mansion, Davao, Philipines.
With Mr. Pieter de Ruijter, HPI, Lewes
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HPI, Health Partners International, Lewes UK.
Further development of the PLAMAHS Asset management system. Further development of maintenance module. Design plans for SQL based database. Training/handing over of system design and architecture. Training of potential PLAMAHS users. Visit: 22-07-2010 until 15-08-2010. Travel report: A glimpse of paradise
Manual: Arab: Sterilization Manual Jordan-Amman MoH 20110116-Sterilization Manual Cover. Mabadeh Al Taaqeem  2010 Flag-jo-lgflag
MoH Amman, Jordan
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SECO Swiss Centre for International Health, Bern, Switzerland.
Editing of Sterilization Manual for the Health Services in Jordan

 

Projects/Activities/CV. 2000-2009

Impression Year(s) Local/International Partner organization Financing oganization Project/Activities
2008-09-01. Cover of the French version of the book. Stérilisation des dispositifs médicaux par la vapeur. Realized and published through MHP Verlag, Germany. 2008 Flag-fr-lgflag
AFS Associacion Francaise de la Stérilisation, France
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MHP-Verlag, Germany, 2008
Publication of book “Stérilisation des dispositifs médicaux à la vapeur d’eau. Volume 1 Aspects Théoriques”
RCA-BanguiStJoseph20091117FormationSterilisationTechniciensTestBD-KSGSuper_2016x1512  2009 Flag-ct-lgflag
Coordination Catholique National de la Sante (CoNaSan), Bangui, Central African Republic
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MI Würzburg /KfW, Germany
Training on sterilisation of medical supplies for users and technicians for staff of health facilities of CoNaSan as well as Ministry of Health. Training presented in Bangui.
Central African Republic 2009-11-27 Bangui, CoNaSan. Training on PLAMAHS software  2009 Flag-ct-lgflag
Coordination Catholique National de la Sante (CoNaSan), Bangui, Central African Republic
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MI Würzburg /KfW, Germany
Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service under CoNaSan. Initial implementation for CoNaSan of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS)
BF-Ouagadougou CMA Bogodogo 20090806 Formation Sterilisation. Essaie Autoclave Raypa 1 2009 Flag-uv-lgflag
Ministère de la Santé /Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire (PADS) Ouagadougou
Flag-uv-lgflagMinistère de la Santé/ Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire (PADS) Ouagadougou Training on sterilisation of medical supplies for technicians. Training presented at the MoH General workshop in Ouagadougou
Jordan, Amman. 2009-05-26 Al Salt Al Hussein Hospital Training for technical staff 2008-2009 Flag-jo-lgflag
MoH, Amman, Jordan
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Swiss Centre for International Health/SECO, Bern, Switzerland
Strengthening Hygiene & Laboratory Services in MOH Hospitals
Technical Assistance – CSSD. Training on sterilization of medical supplies for users; assistance on implementation of standards of a Quality Management System for sterilization departments in hospitals in Jordan.
GH-Eikwe Hospital 20080609 CSSD Steriliser KSG SteriTao3 Staff Training  2008 Flag-gh-lgflag
Martin de Porres Hospital, Eikwe, Eastern Region, Ghana
Flag-gm-lgflagMissions Aertzliches Institut Würzburg, Germany Installation and commissioning of second generation camshaft controlled semi automatic autoclave. Training of staff
BF-Ouagadougou Maternite Suka 20080521 Travaux Pratique SMI Mesure Temperature 2008 Flag-uv-lgflag
Ministère de la Santé  / Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire (PADS) Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Flag-uv-lgflag Refresher training on sterilisation of medical supplies for technicians. Training presented at the MoH General workshop in Ouagadougou
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  2008 Flag-uv-lgflag
Ministère de la Santé  / Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire (PADS) Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service. Follow-up on Implementation of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Introduction to maintenance module. Evaluation of the past 2 years; data analysis.
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MoH, Cameroon
Flag-gm-lgflagEPOS/GTZ Training on sterilisation of medical supplies for users and technicians. 4 sessions. The courses were presented in English and French. Venues: Kumba District Hospital (English speaking) and Nkongsamba Provincial Hospital. (French speaking)
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CIPHEP Abuja, Nigeria
Flag-gm-lgflagBEGECA-MISEREOR Training of users and technicians on installation and repair of medical equipment (Autoclaves, Operating table, Operating light, Distilling equipment). The one-week courses took place at St. Gerard’s Hospital, Kaduna and Bishop Murray Medical Centre, Makurdi. The equipment was supplied to 22 health facilities throughout the north of Nigeria.
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Tuttnauer, Beit Shemesh, Israel
Presentation of training on sterilization for the sales team of Tuttnauer sterilizer manufacturer.
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University of Stellenbosch/Cape Town, South Africa
Presentation of the sterilization component of a post graduate course on Disinfection and Sterilization and of medical supplies. The course was directed to staff of CSSD and Infection Control nurses and micro-biologists of several hospitals in South Africa (12 day visit). See Travel Report
D-BerlinDRK20080624PLAMAHSDRKStartupScreenV5s3b3 2007 Flag-gm-lgflag
German Red Cross
Berlin, Germany
Adaptation of PLAMAHS software for procurement/logistical support for DRK. Implementing procurement and logistical support module.
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Interster, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
Publication of book “Sterilisatie van Medische Hulpmiddelen met Stoom, Deel 1 – Algemene Theorie” Revised version for Dutch speaking market
Attenmbua, Timor, Indonesia; 2006-12-15. Technicians servicing a solenoid valve of a table top sterilizer. 2006 Flag-id-lgflag
Ministry of Health Indonesia
Flag-gm-lgflagHospitalia Germany Training on sterilization of medical supplies. Course for users and technicians of 13 hospitals of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province, Indonesia.
BU-OuagadougouDGIEM20080611PLAMAHSStartUpScreenV5s3b2Francais 2006 Flag-uv-lgflag
Ministère de la Santé/Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire (PADS) Ouagadougou
Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service. Follow-up on Implementation of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Adaptation of PLAMAHS software for cartographic analysis. Introduction to maintenance module. Data analysis. Refresher training.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 2006-2007 Flag-gm-lgflag
German Red Cross/ Medical Mission Institute, Wurzburg
Compilation of tender documents for procurement of Emergency Response Unit – Referral hospital.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 2006 Flag-mi-lgflag
Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
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KfW / Mediconsult
Review of PLAMAHS asset management software. Including optimization of the equipment maintenance module. Preparation of the software for the planned Public Private Partnership concerning medical equipment maintenance in Malawi.
RSA-StellenboschTygerbergHospital20050815CSSDDemonstrationSterilizerBDTestGroup 2005 Flag-sf-lgflag
University of Stellenbosch/Cape Town, South Africa
Training on sterilization of medical supplies. Courses for junior and senior technicians of the Ministry of Health
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Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Flag-gm-lgflagGTZ/IP/Swiss Tropical Institute Training on sterilization of medical supplies. Courses for junior and senior technicians of the Ministry of Health
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  2005 Flag-uv-lgflag
Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Flag-gm-lgflagGTZ/IP/Swiss Tropical Institute Training on sterilisation of medical supplies. Courses for techniciens of the DGIEM.
LAO-VientianeMoH20090215PLAMAHSStartupScreenLaoLanguage 2005 Flag-la-lgflag
MoH, Vientiane, Laos
Lux Development Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service. Second phase of implementation of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Training of data collectors, users and system managers
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Ministère de la Santé et de Prévention. Senegal.
Euro Health Group/ Nordic Development Fund. Training on sterilisation of medical supplies. Courses for technicians and users. 3 sessions for technical staff. 1 session for users.
Vientiane, Laos 2005. Training on the use of the PLAMAHS asset management system for staff of the Lao Ministry of Health 2004 Flag-la-lgflag
MoH, Vientiane, Laos
Lux Development Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service. First phase of implementation of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Adaptation of PLAMAHS software to Laos setting. Training of data collectors, users and system managers
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MoH, Kampala, Uganda
Group 5/ADF Rehabilitation of 32 Health centres, the national referral metal health facility and 6 regional Mental health facilities. Assistance in preparations of procurement lists and calculation of budgets using PLAMAHS software
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EFHSS Congress, Izmir, Turkey,
Specifications for sterilizers in health facilities with limited resources: Poster presentation on need for appropriate specifications for steam sterilizers
NL-RenkumHEARTConsultancy20040404BookSterilizationEnglishCoverEdition2 2004 Flag-nl-lgflag
HEART Consultancy
Publication of second revised edition of book “Sterilization of Medical Supplies by Steam, Volume 1 – General Theory
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Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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GTZ/IP Maintenance/Swiss Tropical Institute.
Inventory of infrastructures and equipment in the health service. Implementation of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). Adaptation of PLAMAHS software to Burkinabe setting; Translation to French. Training of data collectors, users and system managers and final analysis and reporting during 4 visits.
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MoH, Lilongwe, Malawi
Group 5/EU Physical Asset Management program: Presentation of courses for users and engineers on sterilization of medical supplies. One-week courses for key staff of operating theatres and CSSD and technical staff of the regional maintenance units.
B-BrusselsEFHSS20021010EducationalSectionByJanHuijsCleaningPage1Combined 2002 EFHSS, Belgium Creation of section for the educational part of the website of the European Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply (EFHSS) (www.efhss.com) Topic: Cleaning
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Joint Medical Store, Kampala, Uganda
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MI Missions Ärztiches Institut, Würzburg, Germany
Training on the use of software for Planning and Management of Assets in the Health Service (PLAMAHS). One week course to staff of the Technical Services Department of JMS in Kampala, Uganda.
WAU-KampalaJMS20020301TrainingUsersSmallSterilizersTopViewWithJan 2002 Flag-ug-lgflag
Joint Medical Store, Kampala, Uganda
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Missions Ärztiches Institut, Würzburg, Germany
Training programme for users and technicians of sterilization equipment.
NL-RenkumHEARTConsultancy20010204WebsiteHomePageV1 2001 HEART Consultancy/DigitalColour Launch of HEART Consultancy Website
EAT-MoshiIUP20010209TrainingSterilizationGroupPhotoGroup2 2001 Flag-tz-lgflag
Infusion Units Project, Moshi, Tanzania
Flag-gm-lgflagMissions Ärztiches Institut, Würzburg, Germany Training programme for users and technicians of sterilization equipment. Compilation of training materials, presentation of courses, assisting health facilities in repairs of equipment and advice on sterilization practices. The first set of courses two one-week courses was implemented in January 2001 in Moshi, Tanzania 2001. A second set of courses took place in February 2002 in Kampala, Uganda
NL-EindhovenTUWTB20010523FullersSterilizerWithWaterCooledCondensor 2001-2002 Flag-nl-lgflag
Technical University, Faculty Mechanical Engineering; thermodynamimics. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Research on performance of pressure cooker type sterilizers: air removal; improvement of drying by condensor. (Fullers; All American)
NL-EindhovenTU20011101ResearchHotAirSterilizerOomsDeKokFullyLoadedElectroHeliosWithThermocouples 2001-2002 Flag-nl-lgflag
Technical University, Faculty Mechanical Engineering; thermodynamimics. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Research on performance of hot air sterilizers. Recommendations.
Students: J. de Cock, P. Ooms, G. Samson

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NL-Eindhoven TU WTB 20020901 Steriliser CAD Design Control Unit

2000-2004 Flag-nl-lgflag
Technical University, Faculty Mechanical Engineering; thermodynamimics, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Research and prototyping of improved design of appropriate sterilizer for the health services of low income countries. Focus on:
– adequate air removal,
– semi automatic, camshaft control
– drying by condensation of steam:
Water cooled and air cooled condensor.
The research was to result in a prototype sterilizer, ready for field testing and in a later stage a sterilizer suitable for larger scale production.
More than 100 students were involved.
On 06-07-2004 the prototype was sent to St John of God Hospital , Eikwe, Ghana
MWI-LilongweMoH20060314PLAMASStartupscreenV5s2b18 1998-2003 Flag-mi-lgflag
MoH, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Group 5/EU
Physical Asset Management program (PAM). Involvement as associated consultant/software developer. Adapting the computerized Planning and Management System of Assets (PLAMAHS) to the requirements for Malawi. Analysis of data of all medical assets. Developing of equipment standards and tender documents. Development of maintenance component to be integrated into the system
SN-DakarHospitalDantec20000507CSSDSterizersWithContainersInFront 2000-2005 Flag-sg-lgflag
MoH, Dakar, Senegal
Euro Health Group, Copenhagen, Danmark Procurement of equipment and setting up of training programme in Hospital Hygiene for 22 hospitals and 225 health posts. Involvement as associated consultant in field of sterilization of medical supplies: Needs assessment, technical specifications, procurement and training of users and technical staff
SN-DakarMoH20040227PLAMAHSStartUpScreenSenegalDemo 2000-2005 Flag-sg-lgflag
MoH, Dakar, Senegal
Euro Health Group, Copenhagen, Danmark Adapting the PLAMAHS Asset management system for the procurement project of equipment for hygiene. Creation of French Version
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MoH, Kampala, Uganda
Danida Health Infrastructure Division/Ministry of Health. Involvement as consultant/software developer. Adapting the computerized Planning and Management System of Assets (PLAMAHS) to the requirements for Uganda. Analysis of data of all medical assets. Developing of equipment standards and tender documents.