You know Hospitainer as the social enterprise which is providing health care solutions in relief situations, e.g. after a natural disaster like an earthquake or in contexts of (post) conflict, like Syria.
Two years ago we started to work in Colombia as well. Together with the Dutch government and other Dutch enterprises, we support the Colombian government to improve the living conditions in rural areas.
Hospitainer has partnered with the UNFPA in an effort to provide care to the women and children of war-torn countries by providing a safe environment where women can give birth. Together with our partners in the region we are currently conducting user training of both our Maternitainer as well as a fully capable CEmOC (Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care) unit.
A country with beautiful nature; thousands of islands surrounded by water. Every island has its own culture and way of life, each as diverse as the people and the landscapes they live in. Unfortunately the natural disasters that lurk are just as diverse. In recent months we have been in close contact with the BNPB Disaster Control organisation and the Ministry of Health and have learnt a lot from each other in the field of disasters and strategic approach.
Stamford Medical clinic in Dili extended with a X-ray room within two days.
After arrival in Mogadishu, Somalia, a Hospitainer surgical hospital has been successfully installed within 5 days. In total the project took les then 6 weeks from signing the contract to the first surgery.
A clinic in Timor-leste contacted us to see if we could offer a solution for the growing number of patients for x-ray services. Together we looked at the existing clinic and the best possible way to realize the extension.
The beginning of a new year makes you look back at what the past year has given to you. Some of you might wonder what has happened with Hospitainer in 2018. We delivered multiple 50-bed hospitals, dental clinics, maternity units and mobile surgical units. Read more -->
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.
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.
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.
One of the biggests international NGOs reached out to Hospitainer with a request for medical tents that could be delivered on very short notice. They needed to expand their existing clinic. This NGO has several clinics in disaster areas in the Middle East. This particular clinic needed an extra pre- and post operation unit for patient care before and after surgeries.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A mobile maternity unit is shipped and on its way to Iraq. The modified truck includes all the items to run a mobile clinic. Power generator, UPS, water tanks, water filtration, hot water boiler and AC are included. There is a big need for primary health care and a safe place to give birth. The unit is supplied with medicine and consumables for the first 500 deliveries. Also medicine and consumables for 10.000 people are included.
With over 10.000 people rescued in 2015 whichoff 4.424 in need of medical care, the Bourbon Argos mission was a succes. Hospitianer prepared the treatment center for the summer, the isolated roof was removed from the clinic on the Bourbon Argos.
The refugee treatment clinic on the Bourbon Argos has been used and rescued thouands of people. With the upcomming winter we replaced the sun shade with isolated panels and an air treatment system. Also containers as a shelter have been added.
Two mobile operating theatres are shipped to Syria. The containers are packed with laboratorium, xray equipement and beds for a ward to setup a local hospital. Also medicine and consumables for the first 2000 surgeries are included.
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.
Three Ebola laboraties are now installed and operational in Sierra Leone and Liberia
The Hospitainer Ebola Units arrived in Sierra Leone. The units are used by the Lion Heart Foundation as part of the Ebola crisis response.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.