corporate social responsibility

Project bCPAP (Bubble Continous Positive Airway Pressure Machine)

Muhimbili National Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Tanzania

Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Limited is the world’s first manufacturer of a respiratory device that supports neonates and infants with breathing difficulties. The Vayu Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (bCPAP) system provides blended oxygen to the infants without the need of electricity.Respiratory distress is one of the leading causes of global child mortality. bCPAP is approximately 75% cheaper than the widely used CPAP system. Vayu bCPAP combines a blend of mobility, ease of use and reusability in saving infants' lives.

A.B. Patel & Patel Advocates acted for Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Limited in negotiating and drafting the Assembly & Distribution Agreements with Vayu Global Health and other stakeholders involved in the project. A.B. Patel & Patel Advocates, having provided legal services as part of its CSR program, particularly being mindful of the areas where the bCPAP units will be used.

The devices are already in use in Kenya at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Coast General Teaching and Referral Hospital and Kilifi County Referral Hospital and in Tanzania at the Muhimbili National Hospital.