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Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Cairo startup turns shipping containers into covid-19 medical facilities

Qubix has brought a handy, innovative marriage of shipping container architecture and medical utility to Cairo. The startup, which converts 20-foot-long metal containers into pop-up restaurants and makeshift offices, has turned its focus to setting up portable medical centers, dubbed Q-MED, amid the covid-19 pandemic. The new structures are “fully furnished, turnkey space(s) already packed and set up with the medical equipment needed to provide any medical service, from dentistry to general practitioners,” said co-founder Youssef Farag to Arab News. The company is in talks with healthcare providers and equipment suppliers to deploy Q-MED facilities across Egypt.

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