Pop-Up Eye Clinic in a Shipping Container Targets Underserved Communities

JANUARY 23, 2017

MICHIGAN HEALTH LAB

It was inside-the-box thinkinDonna Wicker, OD, examines a patient in Jamaicag that led a team of architects and eye specialists to reimagine a shipping container as an ophthalmology clinic. A uniquely self-contained clinic environment — something that could be outfitted in the U.S., shipped complete and unpacked with minimal setup as a functional health center anywhere in world — was the goal. In this case, the container landed in Sandy Bay, a small beachside community on Jamaica’s northwest shore. Read full story >>

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