Zambulance is a bike-trailer ambulance that transports patients from rural areas to healthcare centers.

Product description Brand name and product description

Zambulance is a low-cost two-wheeled bike-trailer ambulance that transports patients safely comfortably for medical treatment that can be attached to any bicycle or motorcycle. It contains a mattress, covered with a cloth, a reclining backrest and a weatherproof canopy with a side flap for access.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Regions targeted for distribution include: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Distributors include: Zambikes and Disacare, a Zambian NGO led and operated by Zambians with disabilities. Disacare has produced over 200 Zambulances, and is continuing to design. Nonprofits in Namibia, Malawi, Madagascar, and other countries are also modifying and using the design.

Implementers include: Transaid, World Vision, USAID Plan, Malaria Consortium, Catholic Relief Services, Samaritans Purse, Care International, Africare, Willow Creek Church, Rolling Hills Covenant Church, Solon Foundation, and many other organizations.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

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

Trained cyclists

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