Quester Transformed into an Advanced Mobile Blood Donor Unit

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The modified Quester’s exterior is covered with bright cheerful cartoons characters and the slogan ‘Give Blood, Give Life’ beckons blood donors.

Chaleo Yoovidhyanusorn Foundation Donates a Quester to Khon Kaen Hospital

Chaleo Yoovidhyanusorn Foundation donated a Quester to Khon Kaen Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand recently and transform it from the inside out into a mobile blood donor unit.  This modified Quester’s exterior is covered with bright cheerful cartoons characters and the slogan ‘Give Blood, Give Life’ beckons blood donors. The unit is not only welcoming on the outside, but once step inside, it looks like a modern-day clinic.

The entire design from exterior to interior is focused not only on functionality but also comfort and aesthetics. Nestled on the top of this special one-off unit lies the sophisticated air-conditioning and ventilation system, a sign that the comfort of the staff and donors has been prioritised. 

You get a feeling of spaciousness when you step inside, thanks to the soft harmonious colours, the neat organised rows of reclining beds and the unclutteredness of the design. In this limited space, there is even a seating unit where people can rest after their donation or wait for a bed to be free in the cool air-conditioned interior. In the current configuration there are eight beds comfortably laid out. “It can be extended to accommodate up to 24 beds. This enables the team to collect a higher volume of blood, particularly during the festive season when the rate of emergency cases rises,” explains Pranadda Yoovidhya, Administrator of Chaleo Yoovidhyanusorn Foundation.  

Since UD Trucks delivered the Quester to the foundation in January 2018, its Thailand team has closely supported the whole modification process. Everyone at UD Thailand is proud to be a part of this effort. They were excited about the project and were available whenever they were needed to provide assembling and bodybuilding guidance as well as follow-up services. 

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Mary has over 20 years experience as the editor of our Malaysian sister magazine, The Tyreman. Based in Kuala Lumpur, she writes articles for us on the Malaysian and other South East Asian markets.

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