Emergency Smart Pod

Xploration Health Solutions, LLC

A rapidly deployable, expandable shipping container based facility for disasters and pandemics.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

Product description Brand name and product description

The SmartPod is a rapidly deployable, ISO standard shipping container that can expand into a 37 m2 (400 sq. ft) fully equipped space in 20 minutes, including infection control features (HEPA/UV filters, option for negative pressure), GPS tracking, and hardware/software for training and clinical support.

Potential SmartPod medical spaces include: Lab/pharmacy unit, public health surveillance, diagnostics, isolation, and treatment, screening, surgical care, triage, clinical management unit, women’s health, refugee care, primary care, and vaccinations.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

SmartPod’s are available from the manufacturer.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

195,000 – 485,000 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Trained medical professionals with a need for rapid deployment of medical spaces.

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