Ghana Ministry of Health Receives Mobile Clinics for Specialist Patient Outreach Services

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Cheyenne, WY, May 25, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Odulair LLC, the world's leading provider of advanced
mobile health clinics and mobile medical vehicles today announced that the Company has completed the
first delivery of 18 Specialist Outreach medical vehicles to the Ministry of Health, Republic of Ghana in
Africa, as part of the Odulair Mobile Clinics for Africa Program initiated in 2012. The 18 medical
vehicles include eight Mobile Clinics and 10 biometric medical vans. The eight Mobile Health Clinics
included Mobile Dental Clinics, Mobile Ophthalmology Clinics, Mobile ENT Clinics / Mobile Audiology
Clinics and Mobile General Medicine Clinics.

As part of the Mobile Clinics for Africa Program, Odulair worked directly with local businesses and
agencies in Ghana to identify the specific needs and requirements for mobile clinics in the country. This
included collaborating with Accra-based Mechanical Lloyd Company Ltd. to define the Ford Motor
Company chassis best suited for the local roads and the local high-sulfur diesel fuel. “Working with local
businesses not only allows Odulair to provide the much needed mobile clinics, but it also stimulates the
local economy because we purchase many of the clinic components from local in-country companies,”
explained Dr. Anita Chambers, President of Odulair, LLC. For this delivery, Odulair purchased the Ford
chassis and much of the medical equipment installed within the mobile clinics from businesses in Ghana,
Kenya, and South Africa. "Purchasing from local dealers is not only our way of giving back to the local
community for acknowledging our mobile clinics as first-class mobile healthcare delivery facilities, but it
also allows Odulair to better serve our customers by administering local maintenance and service without
requiring the clinic recipients to ship equipment back to the U.S. or Europe for maintenance."

The Odulair Mobile Clinics were commissioned April 26, 2013 at the Parliament State House with over
200 politicians, diplomats, local and national dignitaries, Queen Mothers and medical professionals
attending the ceremony. Ghana's First Lady, Lordina Mahama said that the intention behind incorporating
the fully equipped mobile clinics into Ghana's healthcare delivery system was to elevate and advance the
capabilities of the existing outreach program. She indicated that Odulair Mobile Health Clinics would
take healthcare delivery onto the doorsteps of the people, especially those in the remotest areas of the
country. Mrs. Mahama proclaimed, “What we become as a nation was dependent upon our capacity to do
this.” First Lady Mahama continued, “To protect communities from diseases no effort should be spared in
training, deploying and resourcing health care staff who look after the welfare of patients. Access to rural
healthcare services encompasses several elements, including property acquisition and management,
staffing, housing, adequate technology and numerous and other variables and overhead costs.” The First
Lady commended the manufacturer Odulair, LLC and the supplier Belstar Development Corporation,
both of the U.S.A. for the detailed planning and modeling of the specialist equipment, for the mobile
clinics even coming complete with their own power.

The Minister of Health, Ms. Sherry Ayittey continued, “Each component posses its own unique
challenges and issues and it is when taking all aspects of the problem into account that the benefit of
implementing mobile health care technology becomes evident.” The Minister of Health, Ms. Sherry
Ayittey, communicated her satisfaction that the package included, in addition to the mobile clinics, fully


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equipped biometric medical maintenance vans. These medical vans will be utilized for the maintenance of
medical facilities and equipment throughout the country to make sure that they are always in a state of
readiness for use by clinicians. All healthcare vehicles and workshop vans came with a worries-free
five-year warranty. Ms. Ayittey also expressed her appreciation to the U.S. government, the Overseas
Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Deutsche Bank of New York for the splendid outcome of
their partnership with the government for the benefit of Ghanaians.

Appiah Denktira, Director General of the Ghana Health Service and recipient of the mobile clinics
reported, “We have over 200 districts, and ten percent of the districts are without hospitals and they are
also deprived. We also have ten regions, but not all of the regions have specialist services.” The mobile
clinics provided by Odulair will be used to deliver these specialist services throughout the country.

Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy to Ghana, Ms. Pat Alsup, declared the United States
government's commitment to complement Ghana's effort at improving healthcare delivery and
commended the two U.S. companies for their contribution to health services in the country. Ms. Alsup
asserted that Odulair is the world's leading manufacturer of specialist outreach mobile clinics and medical
vehicles for social purposes where the design incorporates the social function needing to be
accomplished.

Mr. Charles Mensah, General Manager of Belstar Development Corporation the company that selected
Odulair to provide these important mobile clinics, pointed out how mobile clinics are the most effective
choice for treating people regardless of how far away they might be.

“Americans and Ghanaians can accomplish a lot in any area of interaction if they bring their
well-developed talents to the table,” announced Gene A. Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana. Ambassador
Cretz observed that the lessons that come as a result of raw, honest exchanged of talent are “inspirational
moments” to be treasured, and he expressed the hope that the same spirit could be applied to diplomacy,
educational exchanges, and the conduct of business between the U.S. and Ghana on a daily basis. “We
see it when American businesses like Belstar Development Corporation and Odulair, LLC specially equip
mobile health clinics to try to improve access to basic care for thousands of Ghanaians, based on
identified needs,” Cretz proclaimed.

About Odulair
Odulair, LLC is a Wyoming company founded by a medical professional in 2008 to assist governments,
NGOs, and private medical providers with advanced technology mobile clinics for the delivery of
healthcare in over 40 medical specialties. Odulair Mobile Clinics range from highly mobile 4x4 based
clinics from 30 - 40 feet in length to triple expandable oversized semi-trailers providing Mobile Dialysis
Clinics, Mobile Surgery Units, Mobile Trauma Units, Mobile Urgent Care Units, and more.

Odulair mobile medical units are built to serve patient populations as independent operating vehicles or
vehicles incorporated within an existing facility. Our units have been used for hospital and surgery center
renovation, capacity correction, emergency response, healthcare services within correctional facilities,
humanitarian healthcare delivery, community outreach, rural healthcare, and more.


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All Odulair products meet United States DOT requirements for standard transportation over U.S. roads
and can also be transported via military aircraft such as the C-5A or C-17.

About the Odulair Mobile Clinics for Africa Program
Odulair founder and Fielding Graduate University Institute for Social Innovation Fellow Dr. Anita
Chambers initiated the Mobile Clinics for Africa Program in 2012 in an effort to provide high quality,
country specific custom mobile clinics to emerging nations at an affordable cost. To date, Odulair has
designed mobile clinics to deliver healthcare for more than 40 medical specialties housed in platforms
ranging from 30-foot (9 meter) highly mobile 4x4 truck-based clinics to 60-foot (18 meter) double
expandable trailers. The Mobile Clinics for Africa Program creates collaboration between local African
businesses and Odulair as the local businesses provide components for incorporation into the mobile
clinics, which are then utilized to deliver healthcare within the country. This unique model of
collaboration for the development of medical vehicles was developed by Dr. Chambers in an effort to
stimulate both the economy of the recipient African country as well as small businesses in the United
States.

Additional information is available at www.odulair.com

Media Contact:
Anaísa Pié
Odulair, LLC
+1 307-459-1350
apie@odulair.com




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Contact Information:
Odulair, LLC
Anaisa Pie
+1 307-459-1350
Contact via Email
www.odulair.com


Online Version of Press Release:
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