"...common, survivable ailments and injuries -- burns, trauma, heart attacks -- kill thousands of Africans each year because basic medical care can be so hard to get. To help bring surgical care to every region of the continent, Oyesola co-developed CompactOR, or the "Hospital in a Box": a portable medical system that contains anesthetic and surgical equipment. The operating suite is light enough to be dropped into inaccessible zones by helicopter, and can be powered by solar panels."
20 January 2011
Hospital in a Box ~ Dr Seyi Oyesola @ TEDGlobal
See here Dr Seyi Oyesola speaking at TED about health care in emerging market countries, the incentives for the talent diaspora, and his practical action project, the Hospital in a Box,...