Thursday, April 17, 2008

Bicycle Ambulances

In another story about how bicycles are changing the world, this article from Bicycle Newswire tells of how Bicycle Empowerment Network Namibia launched a bicycle ambulance manufacturing plant in that nation's capital. The bicycle ambulance is basically a "stretcher on wheels," and is not intended to replace motorized ambulances, but to fill a gap where no services are provided. In other African countries where bicycle ambulances are in use, there have been marked declines in infant and maternal mortality rates.

On a lighter note, we came across this site, but we're not exactly sure what it means:

1 comment:

  1. While Bicycles are good, I prefer nanny's.