Mobile clinics that provide healthcare and guidance in disadvantaged areas, for the Italian ngo Emergency.
Mobile clinics and mobile units working in agricultural areas, urban peripheries, refugee camps, and regions affected by natural disasters.
Currently supporting Italian authorities for the coronavirus outbreak.
The first mobile clinics were fitted up inside two coaches previously used on the Turin-Milan highway line. The Polibuses were joined a few years later by doctors’ surgeries fitted up in minivans (Polivan). Since 2015 there has also been a Politruck, for more complex interventions.
Place: mobile units
Client: Emergency ong onlus
Status: 2014-on going
Design: TAMassociati, Emergency building and technical division
Photo: courtesy of Emergency ngo