DIY Alcohol Gel Dispenser StationJoenard “Chinito” Camarista and Alex “Chele” Dahinten                                    ...
DIY Alcohol Gel Dispenser1. Project Inspiration2. History of Antiseptic Practise3. Need for Alcohol Dispensers in the Deve...
Project InspirationOriginally, we set out to make a soap dispenser thatcould withstand the highly alkaline soaps hospitals...
A Bit of History of Antiseptic                     Practice19th century - IgnacFulopSemmelweis sanitized with chlorinated ...
Need for Alcohol Dispensers in the           Developing WorldAlcohol gel as a better alternative to soap and water:1. Don’...
Project Summary• Bottle Holder Design; simple and elegant.  Makes use of locally available materials and  costs less than ...
Bottle Holder Design
Alcohol Gel StationAwareness  Poster                          Alcohol Gel                                  Dispenser
Awareness Campaign: Poster
Awareness Campaign: Announcement
Hospital Santiago JinotepeEmergency Room           Entrance Hall               Canteen• High traffic.          • High traf...
DIY Assembly ManualAllows for this dispenser to be manufactured by anyone, anywhere.•   Easy to follow.•   Pictures of eve...
Future Work• Follow-up on Hospital Santiago trial (3  stations)• Find a better solution to securing the bottle.• Translate...
¡Gracias!
Contact UsAlex Dahinten                         JoenardCamaristaEWH STEM Health Program Coordinator   Student,The City Col...
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  • Semmelweisreduced infection among the pregnant women he tended to.Purell was marketed to the food service industry and hospitals as a fast and easy way to maintain clean hands when washing them with soap and water would take too long or was not an option.
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  • EWH Secondary Project - DIY Alcohol Gel Station (Joenard & Alex)

    1. 1. DIY Alcohol Gel Dispenser StationJoenard “Chinito” Camarista and Alex “Chele” Dahinten 1
    2. 2. DIY Alcohol Gel Dispenser1. Project Inspiration2. History of Antiseptic Practise3. Need for Alcohol Dispensers in the Developing World4. Project Summary i. Bottle Holder Design ii. Awareness Campaign iii. Trial Station Locations iv. DIY Assembly Manual5. Future Work6. Thank You
    3. 3. Project InspirationOriginally, we set out to make a soap dispenser thatcould withstand the highly alkaline soaps hospitalsuse.It shifted towards making an alcohol gel dispenserafter our host dad, Dr. Mercado, informed us aboutthe Nicaraguan government’s recent interest topromote alcohol gel in place of soap and water.
    4. 4. A Bit of History of Antiseptic Practice19th century - IgnacFulopSemmelweis sanitized with chlorinated limesolutions.(Time in-between – soap and water)1988 - the first alcohol-based hand sanitizer was marketed in Americaas “Purell”.
    5. 5. Need for Alcohol Dispensers in the Developing WorldAlcohol gel as a better alternative to soap and water:1. Don’t require towels  less money2. Require less time to use
    6. 6. Project Summary• Bottle Holder Design; simple and elegant. Makes use of locally available materials and costs less than C$23 (1 USD) to manufacture.• Awareness Campaign; associated poster and recorded announcement used to raise awareness about the dangers of diseases spreading at hospitals.• Assembly Manual; in order for anyone to be able to build the dispenser on their own, a thorough and easy to read instruction manual was created.
    7. 7. Bottle Holder Design
    8. 8. Alcohol Gel StationAwareness Poster Alcohol Gel Dispenser
    9. 9. Awareness Campaign: Poster
    10. 10. Awareness Campaign: Announcement
    11. 11. Hospital Santiago JinotepeEmergency Room Entrance Hall Canteen• High traffic. • High traffic • Approx. 90% staff eat• Very sick patients. • Strategically placed here during lunch• Perfect location for next to hand scanner (breakfast and dinner infection. for staff. served for night shift).• Both doctors/ • Right next to a patient • Staff are now able to nurses as well as waiting area. disinfect their hands patients will before and after a benefit. meal.
    12. 12. DIY Assembly ManualAllows for this dispenser to be manufactured by anyone, anywhere.• Easy to follow.• Pictures of every step.• Leaves room for creativity (materials).• Open source design.• Contact details.
    13. 13. Future Work• Follow-up on Hospital Santiago trial (3 stations)• Find a better solution to securing the bottle.• Translate assembly manual into Spanish.• Translate poster into other languages incl. English!• EWH PTM listIn the near future, we hope to get this projectto the point where EWH can distribute theassembly manual and awareness campaignamongst it’s partner hospitals and thedeveloping world!
    14. 14. ¡Gracias!
    15. 15. Contact UsAlex Dahinten JoenardCamaristaEWH STEM Health Program Coordinator Student,The City College of New Yorkalex.dahinten@gmail.com joenard.camarista@macaulay.cuny.eduadahinten@ewh.org

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