innovation

Innovation: IV fluids for Land Cruisers - Next steps and a new team

In emergencies around the world, our teams are facing problems that medical staff in conventional settings never even have to think about. And while some of these problems can’t be avoided, there are others which we’re setting out to solve entirely. Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders logistician Tim blogs about joining a project that’s aiming to do just that…

Innovation blog: IV fluids for Land Cruisers - the big decisions and a small disaster

Many of our projects are located in places which simply aren’t accessible for normal ambulances. Using 4x4 cars gets us where we need to be, but teams can lose valuable time as they figure out how to hang the IV fluids that are vital to keeping our sickest patients stable.

Josie and Anup are an MSF nurse and logistician who have just three weeks to find a solution. They blog from Week Three...