Unit top view - This could be an emergency unit that could be towed behind the main unit and or by a separate truck. This unit would be used by the staff and in a pinch could be used for a patient.
Sample recovery process - Samples taken, after labeling can then be stored in a container built into the side of the tent. The containers then could be shipped by air to the nearest processing center. With newer technology, the samples could be processed right there on site.
Staff living area - This is the area within the tent converted to staff use. Tables used for the information process can be used for common areas.
Sample taking layout - Here is one of the layouts for taking samples from patients. This particular layout allows two line to be formed within the tent.
Sleeping arrangement - Here is a side profile of the sleeping arrangement for the staff. Most of the furniture would be used for the staff to sleep on.
Sleepng arrangement 2 - Another way to arrange the staff for sleeping.
Sleeping arrangement - Sleeping arrangement for staff/ side view.
General information/Public relations - Here is the arrangement for the information area. Here people can walk up and pick up informative brochures on AIDS. The staff would also have banners put up around the town informing the locals why and where the testing unit is.
Side view of emergency unit - Side view of the emergency unit. Head room and bed area.
Staff upon arrival and meeting with local authorities, would set up banners around town, namely in the local market or other large gathering area.
Loading. unloading - This drawing shows the loading of samples and or the unloading of supplies. It was initially set the unit would stay only 2-3 weeks. But later stipulations allowed for the unit to stay longer. The project called supplies to last 2 weeks for a staff of 4.
Unit shown in travel mode - Here is the unit shown in travel mode. The unit can be collapsed to be towed behind a truck or similar vehicle.
AIDS unit - Here is the unit being unloaded for set-up. Once the unit is on the ground, the shell can be expanded, tables set and thus information, testing can begin.