This bicycle ambulance project is aimed at improving the efficiency of medical staff. The bicycle enables them to visit more patients per day, resulting in more people being treated and informed about deceases. Furthermore, affordable medicine are distributed with the bicycles in rural areas and risks of death during delivery is reduced because of the efficient emergency transport to health clinics with the bicycle ambulances. With this bicycle ambulance intervention women can now safe give birth in attendance of a professional birth attendent in a safe and secure environment.
• Target group: community health workers
• Period: Since 2008
• Supported by: private donors
• Local partner organisation: FABIO and ITDP Europe
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