These technical videos are taken from a programme in Madagascar that uses non-motorised transport to take community members to health facilities. These videos offer advice on the construction and operation of non-motorised transport (bicycle ambulances / wheeled stretchers).
*Please ensure that you take care when operating equipment. It is important that you use appropriate personal protective safety equipment.*
The Community-Based Integrated Health Program (CBIHP), locally known as MAHEFA, is a five-year, USAID-funded, integrated community health programme. The program operates in six regions (Menabe, SAVA, DIANA, Sofia, Melaky and Boeny) in north and northwestern Madagascar. The MAHEFA programme has been implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), in partnership with Transaid and The Manoff Group, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and the Ministry of Youth and Sport.
Film made by Peace Corps Volunteer Michal Usowicz.