Offer universal and sustainable access to essential medical technologies
Supply high-performance, extremely robust and cost-effective medical systems,
and ensure that they operate effectively over extended life-cycles
Pristem is an international company which offers its customers access to world-class medical technologies
specifically designed for their unique environments.
Swiss quality and innovation are combined in our pioneering approach in order to open new global markets and
address major Global Health issues, starting with the lack of access to medical imaging for two thirds of humanity.
Pristem has a Global reach and the client proximity required to maximize impact in a sustainable and scalable way.
pris·tem /’prɪstəm/ n.
1. A pristem is a universal medical equipment designed specifically for primary health care (PHC) contexts. It generally consists in electro-mechanical equipment combining a complementary set of features that make it appropriate for any hospital, even those with poor or not functioning water, electricity, ICT or waste disposal infrastructures. Pristems must provide easy, safe, efficient and durable access to essential medical technologies, with minimum cost of ownership. 2. Pristem also refers to primary medical system, aimed at strengthening primary health care and contributing to make it universally accessible. Pristems are vital to provide health services such as diagnosis and treatments to large populations and should be available anytime at every hospital of any health care system. 3. Essential pristems include but are not limited to: Radiography equipment; Ultrasonography; Surgical suction pump; Electrosurgical unit; Oxygen Concentrator; Anesthesia unit; Steam Autoclave; Pulse oximeter; Fetal Monitor; Infant Incubator; Blood analysis devices (e.g. Hemoglobinometer).