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Flood-sustainable Medical Center. Nicole BitlerRacquel Enad Peter Geoghehan Jamie Querubin. Presentation Overview. Introduction - All Problem & our solution - Jamie Current solutions - Peter Design alternatives - Racquel Why our solution is the best - Nicole

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Flood sustainable medical center

Flood-sustainable Medical Center

Nicole BitlerRacquel Enad

Peter Geoghehan Jamie Querubin


Presentation overview

Presentation Overview

  • Introduction - All

    • Problem & our solution - Jamie

    • Current solutions - Peter

    • Design alternatives - Racquel

    • Why our solution is the best - Nicole

  • External framework and structure - Racquel

  • Medical care - Nicole

  • External logistics - Peter

  • Cost - Racquel

  • Conclusion - Jamie


Introduction

Introduction

  • Hurricane Katrina

    • 1,836 deaths

  • Tsunami in Thailand

    • 5,395 deaths

  • What makes these similar?

    • Unnecessary deaths due to the inaccessibility of medical attention and relief


The problem

The Problem

  • Floods are the most frequent and costly of natural disasters

  • Major Problems:

    • Location and timeliness

    • Lack of project proposals

  • How are victims affected?

    • No shelter

    • Water-borne diseases

    • Injuries


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Flood-Sustainable Medical Center

  • Location

  • Flood-sustainable structure

  • Clinic Plan:

    • Personnel

    • Resources

    • Organization


Pilot location bangladesh

Pilot location: Bangladesh

  • Why?

  • Weather

    • Monsoon Season

  • Location

    • Bay of Bengal

    • Brahmaputra River

  • In need of relief

  • Funding


Existing solutions

Existing Solutions

  • Mobile clinics

  • Emergency aid from the government and NPO’s

  • Mainly provide shelter, food, and water


Design alternatives

Design Alternatives

  • Medical “building”

    • OR/ER in a box or pop-up clinic

    • Use an existing structure

    • Large tent

  • Patients

    • Disaster victims

    • Age groups

    • Specific genders


Why we chose our design

Why We Chose Our Design

  • Sustainability

  • Populations served

  • Accessibility

  • Meeting station for mobile clinics and traveling physicians

  • Location


Framework and structure

Framework and Structure


Most important aspects

Most Important Aspects

Flood-sustainable

Able to withstand high winds

Water-resistant


Main building materials

Main building materials

  • Water-resistant concrete

  • Marine-grade plywood

  • 0.40 CCA pressure-treated plywood


The structure

The structure

  • Size and dimensions

  • Parts

    • Stilts

    • Porch

    • Ramp/gangway

    • Floatable docks

    • Perimeter (outside) and inside walls

    • Angled roof with overhang

    • Windows with storm shutters

    • Doors

    • Flooring


Medical care

Medical Care


Layout and interior of the medical center first design

Layout and Interior of the Medical Center (First Design)


Layout and interior of the center revised design

Layout and Interior of the Center (Revised Design)


Clinic logistics

Clinic Logistics

  • Size: Approximately 2000 square feet

  • Medical Responsibilities of the Clinic

  • Hours of Operation: 8:00AM to 8:00PM

  • Thirty patients served at any one time

  • Approximately 100 patients served per day

  • Non-flood season


Rooms

Rooms

  • General ward

  • Isolation room

  • Examining room

  • Delivery room

  • Supply room

  • Laboratory

  • Staff room

  • Kitchen

  • Inside/outside waiting rooms


Medical necessities

Medicines & Vaccines:

One-month Supply of Medications

Refrigeration

Re-supplying the Medications

World Health Organization List of Essential Medications

Medical records:

Digital - computer

Manual - index cards, whiteboard, and notebook

Clean Water:

Problems with Lack of Clean Water

700 Gallons of Clean Water per week (1 gallon/person/day)

Boiling Water

Iodine Tablets

Triage

Trained community health workers

Transportation to hospitals or other medical centers

Medical necessities


Personnel

Personnel

  • Personnel needed to run medical center

    • 1-2 Doctors

    • 2-3 Nurses

    • 3 Community Health Workers

      • Stipend/Off-Season Work

  • Schedule of personnel needed at any given time


External logistics

External logistics


Communication

Communication

  • Important to connect the medical canter with local hospitals and other medical centers

  • Cell phones/cell phone tower

    • Visual and audio use

  • Computers/facebook


Other logistics

Other logistics

  • Transportation

    • Medical center will have motor boats and/or row boats

  • Power

    • Central power line

    • Generator

  • Water

    • Tank

    • Iodine and boiling

  • Personnel

  • Maintenance


Cost estimate

Cost Estimate


Why donate

Why donate?

  • Necessary project

  • Organized project

  • Other contributing organizations

    • They have the funding, we have the plan.

  • The time is now


Thank you

Thank you!


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