Hospitainer walkthrough video Field hospital

5 February 2019

This video shows what a clinic means to a whole community. One of our aims is to focus on the rehabilitation stage of a country that is struck by conflicts. This woman explains exactly what this is and what it means to the people who are slowly coming back to their hometown. Astonishing to hear that in this one clinic, more than 25.000 people are able to receive daily medical help.  


Maternitainers for rural areas

17 September 2018

For the Ministry of Health in an African country we delivered four Maternitainers. These are mobile 20ft container units on a truck. The delivery included training to local staff in use of the medical equipment and technical maintenance of the Maternitainer. These field hospitals will be used for medical services to women and as primary health clinics in rural areas.


Two Dental Units for the Middle East

19 July 2018

For the Middle East we delivered 2 dental units. These mobile health units are situated in a 20ft container on a truck. This 20ft medical container is designed to perform general oral health care such as extraction of teeth, scaling and root planing, endodontic root canal treatment and preventative measures for gum diseases.


Hospitainer at Air Show

11 July 2018

When speed is needed to save lives Hospitainer can transport medical containers by air in the worlds biggest transport plane. Visit our Rapid Mobile Surgical Unit loading demo in an transport aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show (London) the 18th of July.


New facilities, already used to its full capacity

23 May 2018

At the end of last year Hospitainer moved to its new facilities in Vaassen. Just outside of Apeldoorn. There we have 2 large warehouses of 2100m2 for storage and construction of our mobile hospitals.


Hospitainer Moved!

28 December 2017

We are delighted to move to our new facility of 4200m2

We trust our new location will help us in our mission to provide healthcare in demanding circumstances. 

You’re welcome to visit us on our new location!


WHO and UNFPA scale up trauma and emergency obstetric response capacity to safe guard lives of newly displaced families from west Mosul

31 May 2017

Hospitainer provided 14 maternitainers to UNFPA Iraq. Great to see that through this collaboration we are able to serve the people in need in West Mosul.

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Staff trained and Hospitrailer deployed for The Berm

29 May 2017

Last week local staff in Jordan was trained for deploying and using a Hospitrailer in the 'The Berm'. The Berm is a strip of desert at the border of Syria and Jordan where thousands of Syrian refugees are trapped between a war and a country they cannot enter. 


Hospitainer joins the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition

27 February 2017

“The RHSC is a strong partnership between organizations with different kind of backgrounds. These partnerships will add value to the work of Hospitainer and will help us accomplish more, collectively, than we could otherwise do on our own”, says Rolof Mulder. (CEO of Hospitainer)


7 new medical containers on larger ship for refugees

10 February 2017

Hospitainer provides 7 new medical containers that will be used alongside previously delivered containers, on a larger ship. The medical facilities will be used by one of the largest NGOs worldwide, to treat hundreds of refugees who tried to make the perilous crossing to Europe, risking their lives.


Hospitainer for surgery and deliveries heading for Syrian-Jordanian border.

27 January 2017

Hospitainer provided UNFPA with a mobile hospital in a 40ft container, for treatment of refugees in ‘the Berm’. UNFPA will use the mobile hospital for surgery, deliveries, C-sections and other needed healthcare in the refugee camps.



5 mobile hospitainers on their way for war victims in Mosul, Iraq

24 November 2016

In close collaboration with one of the largest relief organizations worldwide, Hospitainer provided a five truck mobile surgical hospital. These hospitainers will accommodate lifesaving emergency surgery and other medical care for victims of the war in and around Mosul, in northern Iraq.


Maternitainer trucks deployed in Iraq for Mosul

15 November 2016

Hospitainer trained UN and NGO staff on how to use the Maternitainer trucks for the Refugees fleeing from Mosul, Iraq. Pregnant women and victims of sexual violence dearly need a safe and private place to deliver and be treated.


Maternitainer: A safe place for women and babies

28 October 2016

Vulnerable groups in a society are very often the biggest victims of a conflict. This is also the case in countries like Iraq and Syria where conflicts threaten women and children in their everyday life, at home or in refugee camps. The vulnerable situation of these women and children is the reason why Hospitainer came up with the idea of a Maternitainer.


50 bed Hospital for Mecca's Hadj

16 September 2016

With this 50 Bed Mobile Hospital pilgrims could quickly be treated on site for a variaty of medical complications: dehydration, open wounds, breathing problems, etc. The medical staff could provide treatment to patients in an airconditioned and fully functional mobile hospital.


The Hospivessel

The Hospivessel is a sailing emergency hospital. A basic set-up includes an operation theatre, pre- and post- operation room, sterilization and a central lobby for reception, triage and storage. Different other modules can be used or added, like X-ray, pharmacy, ophthalmology, examination rooms and much more. 


Hospitainer at the World Humanitarian Summit

22 May 2016

Hospitainer is invited to attend the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. Rolof mulder is attending the global discussions at the summit. Our products are presented at the fair. Feel free to visit us.


Hospitainer clinic efficiently used in the Mediterranean sea

The Ship Bourbon Argos and Phoenix rescued over 2.200 people within one month. A Hospitianer Treatment center is installed on the Bourbon Argos. The center is used to give first aid to the rescued people.


Hospitainer on ship in the Mediterranean

9 May 2015

Hospitainer installes in 3 days medical units (Hospivessel) on the Bourbon Argos. Several containers have been fixed on the deck so the boat is equipped with an emergency room, an observation and consultation room, a dressing/consultation room, sanitation, storage and morgue.



Gaan we niet te vroeg weg uit Liberia?

12 April 2015

Het lijkt alsof de ebola-uitbraak in Liberia onder controle is, en het Nederlandse team dat in dat land werkt dus kan vertrekken. Dat is althans de gedachte. Maar dat is misschien wel te simpel gedacht.

Lees het artikel verder op: www.volkskrant.nl





Demonstration of quality innovations in emergency aid and reconstruction after disaster in the Port of Amsterdam

9 April 2015

After 3 years, the results of the ambitious collaboration S(P)EEDKITS will be shown to the press at the campus of De Mobiele Fabriek in the Port of Amsterdam on the 14th of April at 16.00.

Date event: April 14 at 16.00

Location: Campus De Mobiele Fabriek, Papierweg 5, 1013 BL Amsterdam

Contact for interviews: Verele de Vreede (Waste) 0642229822 


Coordination Centre Prototype with Communication Kit

3 April 2015

For the research project S(p)eedkits we are testing a prototype of the Instant Deployable Coordination Centre. 


Ebola labs operational in Sierra Leone and Liberia

4 March 2015

Three Ebola laboraties are now installed and operational in Sierra Leone and Liberia


Mobile hospital for Congo

28 January 2015

This January Hospitainer helped implement the first mobile hospital project in Congo. The goal of the project is to bring free healthcare services to the people of Brazzaville. A team of Hospitainer provided technical training on location to 15 medical experts.


Hospitainer in Sierra Leone

15 January 2015

The Hospitainer Ebola Units arrived in Sierra Leone. The units are used by the Lion Heart Foundation as part of the Ebola crisis response.


Hospitainer on Aidex 2014

AidEx is the leading international event for professionals in aid and development. Hospitainer is currently showing their products and solutions at the Aidex 2014 Expo.


Hospitainer voor Sierra Leone in het NOS journaal

6 November 2014

Lees hier het NOS verslag over het vertrek van de Karel Doorman naar Sierra Leone.  



Hospitainer in SBS6 Hart van Nederland

4 November 2014

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De schok was groot toen twee Nederlandse artsen in Sierra Leone besmet leken met ebola. Gelukkig was het vals alarm en kunnen Nick Swinkels en Erdi Huizenga door waarmee ze bezig waren: zich inzetten voor de gezondheidszorg in Afrika. Want juist nu is er veel hulp nodig. Erdi is al teruggegaan naar Sierra Leone en Nick vertrekt over een paar weken, met een mobiel hospitaal.


RTL Nieuws filmt de Hospitainer op het Karel Doorman marineschip

4 November 2014

RTL Nieuws filmt de Hospitainer op het Karel Doorman marineschip


Persbericht: Hospitainer levert mobiele klinieken en laboratoria voor Ebola.

3 November 2014

6 november vertrekt het marineschip de Karel Doorman geladen met medische containers naar het getroffen Ebola gebied. De medische containers zullen dienen als mobiele klinieken en test laboratoria voor besmette patiënten.


Hospitainer wins company of the year award

1 October 2014

We are very proud to announce that we have won the award for Best Company of Apeldoorn (Category Rabobank Starter)! We had the privilege to share our passion for our work. We are elected by the jury and audience! 


X-Ray for Syria

1 August 2014

In August Hospitainer has installed a new X-Ray unit in the Hospitrailer in Homs, Syria. By using state of the art technology, it's now possible for the hospital in Homs to create digital X-ray images of patients.


Clean Room for Corsica

1 May 2014

In May 2014, Hospitainer has installed a clean room in Corsica. In this unit the hospital can prepare and dispose dangerous medicine and other biohazardous and medical waste.


Maternitainer for Dar'a-Syria

1 April 2014

Together with Cordaid and Bijzondere Noden Hospitainers sends a Maternitainer (mobile clinic) to Dar'a – Syria to provide medical assistance to pregnant women and victims of sexual violence.


Gulf News about the Maternitainer in Dar'a

26 March 2014

Mobile women's clinic heads to Syria

Surgery and investigation of sex crimes possible inside Maternitainer.

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UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimenhin inspects the new Hospitainer delivery room in Palo

16 December 2013

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimenhin inspects the new Hospitainer delivery room with Health Secretary Enrique Ona and local officials in Palo.


Hospitainer builds hospital in Philippines

1 December 2013

In the first week of December a mobile Hospital (build out of shipping containers) is send to the worst-hit area of the Philippines to bring medical relief to the victims of the Typhoon Haiyan. The hospital is transported by plane and boat to the disaster area.


Hospitrailer for Homs-Syria

1 September 2013

Homs is one of the epic-centres of violence and Mother Agnes together with Cordaid, the Syrian Red Cross, Dorcas and Hospitainer are commited to serve these refugees and victims of the war. 


EU S(p)eedkits

1 March 2013

Hospitainer is one of the key partners in an EU financed FP7 project together with 14 other European partners. Hospitainer will design and test new container solutions with the partners in the area of health, waterpurification, biogas and ICT/telecom.


Hospitainer for Darfur

1 August 2010

For breast cancer research in the war ridden country of Sudan, we supplied a 20ft container with a mammography unit for specialised x-ray research for women in the Darfur region.


Hospitainer brings relief for earthquake victims in Haïti

17 February 2010

Almost one month after the earthquake, a Hospitainer was installed . It functions as an orthopedic hospital and is equipped with a C-bow X-ray. 
Packing the Hospitainer took 2 days. Shipping over sea took 2 weeks, building up in Haïti took 2,5 days including installation of the water tower.