Motorcycleambulances for reduced maternal mortality

Maternal Mortality is one of our times greatest challenges. The Eezer Initiatives entry point is to provide safe and affordable transportation of pregnant mothers from the home to the clinic.

“The most valuable intervention for saving the lives of the poorest mothers is not training more local nurses to perform C-sections, or better treatment of severe bleeding or infections, but the availability of transport to the local hospital.” The hospitals were of limited use if women could not reach them.”

Hans Rosling, Factfulness

The Eezer Initiative

The Concept

The Eezer concept is based on the idea of ​​using materials and technology available locally. Small cheap motorcycles are now available everywhere in Africa and the material for towing devices and wagons is often found in the local market

The Need

The reduction of maternal mortality is one of the UN’s most ambitious development goals. The root causes are multifaceted and the transport between home and clinic is a clearly identified bottleneck.

Goals

The long-term goal is that all women in the African countryside should be able to go to a clinic in a safe and cheap way. In the first pilot phase, we have built 30 units that we lend to various organizations to develop the concept .

In phase two, we will build 300 units, so we will need your help…

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