Technology plays role in rural facility design

February 21, 2017

Engineering Ministries International (eMi), a U.S.-based nonprofit Christian ministry, is using technology to build a 30-bed clinic in a small Dominican Republic village, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website. 

eMi is working with the community’s Colegio Evangélico Moriah to create a conceptual design for the clinic. 

A laser rangefinder and mapping system that develops complete mapping and surface modeling.

The technology can help create plans for site drainage, water, sanitation systems and electrical supply and distribution systems.

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