Take Me to the Shipping Container, Stat!

Take Me to the Shipping Container, Stat!

How the giant metal crates are revolutionizing medical care in the developing world.

Building a hospital is no easy task, especially in the developing world. And especially in a place like Haiti, which is still recovering from the devastating earthquake that flattened much of the capital in 2010. But now shipping containers, those giant metal crates that usually move cars, clothes and other manufactured goods around the world, are doing double-duty as hospital rooms in many places. And that's a very, very good thing. 

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