X-ray Machines: Africa’s Broken System

What are the issues and problems tackled by Pristem in low- and middle-income countries?

The documentary film «X-RAY MACHINES: Africa’s Broken System» addresses this question through the testimonies of medical staff and health experts in Cameroun and Switzerland. A recipient of multiple Awards, this 52-minute documentary was produced by Sophie Inglin and co-produce by the EssentialMED foundation, by EPFL – via the EssentialTech Center – and by Spicy Motion Production.

Executive Production: Spicy Motion Production

Synopsis: Inequalities in access to healthcare are widening around the world: today less than 14% of the world’s population consumes more than 80% of medical technology. Like other developing countries, Cameroon deplores its poor access to essential medical equipment. Due to a lack of financial resources, the country then receives many donations of equipment from various countries. However, 70% of the donated equipment is never put into service in sub-Saharan Africa. So what is the future of medical technology in the regions of the world where our equipment is piling up.

Watch the entire film: https://lnkd.in/gXgsjz9

X-RAY MACHINES : Africa’s Broken System from spicy motion production on Vimeo.