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Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube – World’s First Portable Hospital

Why is it in the news?

  • Unveiled in Gurugram (Haryana), the Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube is the world’s first portable hospital.
  • Designed as a modular trauma management and aid system for rapid deployment in Mass Casualty Incidents, whether in peace or wartime scenarios.


 More about the news

  • Comprises 72 detachable mini-cubes, each serving as a specialized station for emergency response and humanitarian efforts.
  • The modular structure allows flexibility and adaptability in different scenarios.
  • The cubes are lightweight and portable, facilitating rapid deployment through various means, including airdrops and ground transportation.
  • The Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube has the capability to treat up to 200 patients, making it a comprehensive and scalable solution for medical emergencies.
  • The portable hospital is indigenously designed under Project ‘BHISHM’ (Bharat Health Initiative for Sahyog, Hita, and Maitri).

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