2/3 of humanity has no access to medical imaging services — according to the World Health Organization (WHO)


Equitable and sustainable access to affordable world-class medical diagnostics for all


To decrease the burden of diseases by deploying globally cost-effective, extremely reliable and innovative medical diagnostic solutions



Pristem is an international company which offers access to high-end medical technologies and digital health services specifically designed to be the extremely efficient and reliable in widely diverse contexts.

Swiss quality and innovation are combined in our pioneering approach in order to address undeserved global markets and large-scale primary healthcare challenges.

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).