Partnering with the BMC for storing COVID-19 vaccines

Explore & learn more

Partnering with the BMC for storing COVID-19 vaccines

Partnering with the BMC for storing COVID-19 vaccines

B Medical Systems has partnered with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to donate equipment for the storage of critical Covid-19 vaccines to the BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai, India, in support of the Covid-19 fight. The inauguration took place on September 11th, 2020, in the presence of Honourable Dr. Ramesh N. Bharmal, Director (M.E. and M.H.) and Dean, BYL Nair Hospital, and Jesal Doshi, Deputy CEO at B Medical Systems.

On this occasion Dr. Ramesh N. Bharmal, Director (M.E. and M.H.) and Dean, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital said:

In August 2020, the Hospital was granted permission by the Indian Council for Medical Research to run the pan-India clinical trials for the Covid-19 vaccine. The BYL Nair Charitable Hospital has been playing a major role in the coronavirus battle, and we are happy to see global players coming in to support us in these tremendous efforts. In April 2020, the Hospital became Mumbai’s largest dedicated Covid-19 facility; and it has succeeded in treating thousands of patients already. A strong cold chain system is vital to the success of the vaccination and by getting the world’s best vaccine cold chain equipment made in Europe, we aim to alleviate the strain related to the storage of the Covid-19 vaccines.

While expressing this initiative, Mr. Jesal Doshi, Deputy CEO from B Medical Systems said:

We are extremely happy to associate with BYL Nair charitable Hospital and pleased to hand over a patented, high-quality medical refrigerator to support the Covid-19 fight. Our reliable technology will strengthen the vaccine cold chain system and guarantee the safe storage of the Covid-19 vaccines. As the vaccine candidates are temperature-sensitive, their storage requires constant refrigeration. If stored outside their storage temperature range, the vaccines lose their potency and must be discarded to prevent the risk of resulting in potentially ineffective and unsafe vaccines. This is a risk that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will not take and hence decided to use world leading and best in class technologies to prevent such situation.

B Medical Systems has a long legacy in the vaccine cold chain. For over four decades, the Luxembourg-based company has been creating innovative solutions for the storage and transport of vaccines across the world and is a trusted partner of global humanitarian and procurement bodies across the world. All of B Medical Systems’ vaccine cold chain units meet the stringent quality standards of the EU and the World Health Organization’s PQS certification. All vaccine cold chain units are patent protected, and have several unique features including a lifelong warranty against corrosion, which is critical in a city like Mumbai with high humidity all year around. This is possible due to B Medical Systems’ unique manufacturing technology, and all products are manufactured from scratch in its high tech facility in Luxembourg, Europe.

1 thoughts on “Partnering with the BMC for storing COVID-19 vaccines

  1. Pingback: Exclusive: Meet the Firm Building Critical Cold Storage for COVID-19 Vaccines – Asli Kisan

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Close Popup

We use cookies that are necessary to ensure the proper functioning and security of the website. Additional cookies are only used with your consent. Analytics cookies are used to monitor website traffic and optimize your user experience, evaluate which marketing channels are performing better and analyze aggregated data about usage of the website. Functional cookies make it possible to improve the functionality and personalization of our site. They may be activated by us or by third parties whose services are used on the pages of our website. Advertising cookies are placed by third-party companies processing your data to create audiences lists to deliver targeted ads on social media and the internet. Please see our cookie policy to learn more about how they are used on our website. Click on "Accept all", to accept the use of such cookies and go directly to the website or click on "Reject all", to reject the use of all the cookies. Please click on "More options" to change your cookie preferences. You can also change your settings at any time in our Privacy Center.

Close Popup
Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

These cookies are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of our website or for security reasons. These enable the main functions of the website to be used. The processing of the data collected through these cookies is based on our legitimate interest. You can always choose not to accept these cookies on your device and delete them using the configuration settings of your web browser. However, this risks your user experience being seriously degraded and some functions of the website may even no longer be accessible.

Necessary cookies
  • test_cookie
  • wordpress_gdpr_cookies_declined
  • wordpress_gdpr_allowed_services
  • wordpress_gdpr_cookies_allowed
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart
  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • wp_woocommerce_session_
  • NID
  • __cf_bm
  • mtm_consent_removed

Decline all
Confirm your settings
Accept all