RCA-Bangui Hopital Communautaire 20091114 Sterilisation Centrale: L’Autoclave Getinge Attends Depuis 2006. New autoclave donated by the French Embassy; never used. Bangui, CAR. No further technical support nor adequate training was provided. Reason of malfunctioning: lack of training; no compressor for pneumatic valves was supplied.
Sierra Leone, Serabu Hospita, Serabu. 2012-10-07. Preparing a surgical pack with instruments and the operating linen.
Sierra Leone. Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-10-06. User training: Praparing a KSG vertical autoclave for running a sterilization cycle
Sierra Leone, Serabu Community Hospital, Serabu 2012-09. After installing the sterilizers the staff is trained on the operation
Sierra Leone. Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-11-08. After two weeks of hard work and training the new sterilization department is officially openend by the hospital management.
Sierra Leone: On the way to the main road to Freetown, coming from Serabu, 2012-11-08. Mothers blessing! Ploughing the minibus through the mud road after a terrible road.
Serabu Hospital, Serabu, Sierra Leone: 2012-11-06. User training: Demonstrating the use of the All American pressure cooker-type sterilizer.
Sierra Leone, Serabu Hosptial, 2012-11-03: The pressure cooker type sterilizer (All American 39 litres) being heated by a charcoal stove. The only sterilizer available for the hospital upon arrival for the visit when the new CSSD was established.
Sierra Leone. Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-11-03. Mounting a sun protection shield for the radiators of the new KSG vertical sterilizers. The radiators , just visible, are used for creating the vacuum for drying the load after the sterilization phase.
Sierra Leone. Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-11-03. The carpenters mounting the frame for a sun protection shield for the radiators for the KSG autoclave. The radiators are used for creating the vacuum for drying after the sterilization phase.
Sierra Leone, Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-11-03. The job is done: the sterilizers have been installed and commissioned. Ready for handing over! The hoses passing through the wall are connected to the radiators outside the wall. The radiators are used for creating the vacuum for drying after the sterilization phase
Sierra Leone, Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 2012-11-02. An operation going on in the main operating theatre. Sterility of instruments and materials is crucial
Sierra Leone, Serabu Hospital, Serabu, 20121030. View on Serabu hospital compound as seen from the water supply tower.
Sierra Leone, Freetown, : 2012-10-27. View on Freetown while arriving by ferry.