A medical instrument sterilization system that is technologically, economically, and culturally appropriate for resource-limited health clinics of the developing world.
OttoClave has no intention of mass-producing or selling this technology, but would be happy to share it for free with any interested parties. We hope this technology is used to help prevent infections in challenging clinical environments.
If you are interested in collaborating with our team or using the OttoClave technology, please contact us directly for more information.
ECONOMICS OF Infection
A surgical site infecion is an infecion that occurs after surgery in the part of the body where the surgery took place. Surgical site infections can be severe enough to disable patients from working or to extend their stay at the health clinic. This imposes significant financial burden on patients in terms of lost wages and on clinics in terms of increased cost of care