Bahwan Healthcare Centre Launches Sanipill - a unique product that assures safe and healthy sleep

April 06, 2014 - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Bahwan Healthcare Centre [BHC] - a flagship company of Suhail Bahwan Group, launched Sanipill - a portable, easy-to-use device, manufactured and patented by Rack System, Italy, that sanitizes and deodorizes pillows and duvets by neutralizing bacteria, viruses, mites, etc., ensuring a safe and healthy sleep. BHC is the exclusive sales, distribution & service partner of Sanipill for the entire Gulf region.

Ms. Amal Suhail Bahwan, Managing Director and Board Member of Suhail Bahwan Group, unveiled the product in a launch ceremony at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel in the presence of Ms. Maria M. Di Gaeta, Commercial Attach and Deputy Head of Mission at the Italian Embassy in Oman, Mr. Guglielmo alovisi, President of Rack System, Italy, senior officials of the Ministry of Health, Royal Hospital, Ministry of Defence Hospital, senior officials from major hotels and members of the press and media.

Ms. Amal Bahwan said, "Bahwan Healthcare Centre has been the pioneer of modern healthcare in the Sultanate and has been playing a constructive role in Oman's healthcare scenario for decades. By introducing Sanipill, we have once again reiterated our commitment to bring the best of healthcare products and services not only to Oman but also across the Gulf." Sanipill, first of its kind and only patented machine in the world, uses Ozone to oxidize and neutralize dust mites, bacteria, viruses, fungi and pollen particles, both inside and outside the pillows and thereby minimizing the risk of spreading infections. The Ozone a natural gas with high disinfectant power is generated within the machine.

Sanipill will be particularly useful in hotels and hospitals, where pillows are used repeatedly for large number of guests and patients and sanitization of pillows and beds becomes mandatory. It can also play an important role in airlines, cruise ships, resorts, residences, barracks and any other place where pillows and beds are used by multiple users.

"Sanitizing pillows is not an option but a real-time necessity as pillows and duvets are incubators of bacteria, and other micro-organisms that can cause severe seasonal allergies and infections," said Mr. Guglielmo alovisi, President of Rack System, Italy, the manufacturer of Sanipill while speaking at the launch function.

Mr. Mohammad Ghazali, General Manager of Bahwan Healthcare Centre, thanked the guests and said, "BHC is committed to introduce sophisticated and utilitarian products that will be a catalyst of change in the healthcare arena and we are proud to partner Rack System, the makers of Sanipill, in their mission to ensure that people are protected from infections caused by unhygienic beds and pillows."

Sanipill is environment-friendly as it leaves no residue after sanitization besides eliminating the use of chemical disinfectants, hazardous pollutants and detergents. It comes with an array of user-friendly features including built-in safety features, electronic locks, facility to retrieve wash cycle data through a USB port and display in Arabic, English and eight other languages. Even non-skilled personnel can operate and clean the equipment with ease.