Okoa Ambulance

The Okoa Project

The Okoa Ambulance is a motorcycle trailer designed to transport patients in rural areas of Tanzania.

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Okoa Ambulance is a trailer that can be attached to any motorcycle transforming it into an ambulance. The system can be used to transport patients in rural areas of Tanzania to a healthcare facility. This ambulance contains 3 kits: a first aid kit, a birthing kit, and a spare contingency kit. It includes a removable stretcher so that patients can be loaded into the ambulance and an extra seat for a passenger to support the patient. By summer of 2019, the Okoa Project aims to to expand to 15 communities with 100 ambulances to serve over 2000 people.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

It is available for purchase after July 2019. It can be ordered through The Okoa Project website.

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Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Bicycle ambulances by First African Bicycle Information Organization, Bike ambulances by CA Bikes

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Patients in rural areas of Tanzania

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