Medical Emergency Travellers Kit, United Kingdom, 2002-2007

Made:
2002-2007 in United Kingdom
maker:
Boots The Chemists

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Medical Emergency Travellers Kit, made by Boots, Britain, c.2003. This kit is endorsed by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. The kit contains a comprehensive range of medical products for use in medical emergences, designed for use by trained medical personnel. Sealed in a sterile environment, the equipment is designed to be used in countries where safe and sterile medical equipment may not be available. The kit was purchased from Boots, the high street retailer, in 2003 by Trevor Jenkins for use within a humanitarian aid project to Romania.

A comprehensive range of products for medical emergences are in this kit, which was intended to be used by trained medical personnel. The kit includes a blood giving set, needles and dressings, sutures and sterile gloves. The equipment is sealed in a sterile environment and was for use in countries where safe and sterile medical equipment may be unavailable. The kit carries the endorsement of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

It was bought from high street retailer Boots in 2003 for use within a humanitarian aid project to Romania.

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Object Number:
2009-153
Materials:
material, metal, plastic
type:
medical emergency kit
credit:
Trevor Jenkins
status:
Permanent collection

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