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Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube : World’s First Portable Hospital

Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube: World’s First Portable Hospital

The world’s first portable hospital, ‘Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube’, was unveiled recently in Gurugram.

  • Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube is the world’s first portable hospital.
  • Designed indigenously under Project BHISHM (Bharat Health Initiative for Sahyog Hita and Maitri), the modular trauma management and aid system is made up of 72 detachable mini-cubes, each being a specialized station for emergency response and humanitarian efforts.
  • It contains medical equipment and supplies such as a mini-ICU, an operation theatre, cooking station, food, water, a power generator, blood test equipment, an X-ray machine, and more.
  • The cubes are capable of handling patients with severe injuries up to 25 major burns, long limb fractures, chest injuries, spinal injuries and approximately 10 head injuries.
  • It can treat as many as 200 patients.
  • These cubes are light and portable, and can be rapidly deployed anywhere, from airdrops to ground transportation.