The programme procured and deployed over a hundred Bicycle Ambulances (BAs) but in Mongu, deep sand and the frequency of flooding meant that ox carts were a more appropriate emergency transport solution. Eighteen ox carts were constructed by a local supplier and design was adapted to suit the vehicles purpose. These guidelines share tips for procurement and deployment for oxen and ox carts.
MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) was funded by Comic Relief. The programme was implemented by Transaid, Health Partners International, Development Data and Disacare in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health and District Community Health Teams. MORE MAMaZ was established to support the government’s efforts to improve maternal and newborn health access and outcomes.