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Category Archives: Response Systems

WHO says Liberia, Guinea hit Ebola goals, but Sierra Leone did not

The World Health Organization said Liberia and Guinea reached Dec. 1 goals of isolating 70 percent of people infected with Ebola and safely burying 70 percent of the people who succumbed to the disease, according to John Heilprin’s Dec. 1 article for the Associated Press. Sierra Leone missed hitting its goals, but the WHO’s Dr.…
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BLU-MED Portable Field Hospitals

BLU-MED portable field hospitals have complete customization options and are engineered for rapid deployment in any environment. Call +1-425-739-2795 to talk over your project requirements.  - See more at: BLU-MED Portable Field Hospitals
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BLU-MED Mobile Hospital Deployable In Kenya by AmeriCares

A BLU-MED mobile field hospital was recently set up by AmeriCares in Kenya at the new Kambioos Refugee Camp. Once it becomes operational, the hospital is expected to provide surgical and recovery capability for pediatric and maternity patients from the local Somalian refugee population. The hospital is expected to be utilized for several years until…
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BLU-MED Medical Facility Set Up In Utah To Test Preparedness

Uintah Basin, Utah May 2013 The State of Utah owns several BLU-MED mobile medical facilities as part of a state-wide emergency preparedness plan. One of the BLU-MED medical shelters was recently set up in the rural area of Uintah Basin to test medical surge preparedness and the ability to withstand the downdraft of medical service…
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30,000 Syrians Treated In BLU-MED Field Hospital

  In the five months since it opened, the UAE's mobile field hospital in Mafraq on Jordan's border with Syria has treated more than 30,000 patients. The mobile medical system has cared for up to 600 refugees a day, many with war wounds that have festered for months. The UAE Red Crescent had been working…
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BLU-MED Responds To Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services rapidly put their BLU-MED deployable medical facilities into action following the devastation of Super Storm Sandy. The portable hospital served local residents near the John F. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility in Yaphank, New York throughout the month of November.  The medical shelter system includes field hospital beds with…
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Missouri DMAT Mobilizes BLU-MED Hospital to Joplin

Considered the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since record keeping began in 1950, the EF-5 with 200 mph winds killed over 130 persons and injured more than 900. About one-third of the town of Joplin remains in complete ruins, with the preliminary damage report showing approximately 7,000 homes destroyed, hundreds more damaged, and a total…
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BLU-MED Hospital Deployed For Chile Earthquake Relief

AmeriCares has deployed a BLU-MED Response Systems mobile field hospital to provide maternal and child health services in Chile in the aftermath of February's 8.8 magnitude earthquake. The 50-bed transitional facility is located on the grounds of the Angol Hospital, one of more than 20 hospitals damaged by the earthquake. AmeriCares has provided the field…
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AmeriCares Purchases BLU-MED Hospital For China Earthquake

This past weekend, AmeriCares, a nonprofit international relief organization, delivered a deployable field hospital to China's devastated city of Qingchuan, where health concerns remain acute following last months deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake. The portable, durable 15-bed hospital will serve as the interim Rural Health Center in the Sichuan Basin where the earthquake has killed thousands and…
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