Ceiling fans not enough to cool tropical climate medical facilities

“On average, about 75% of the 160 inpatient beds are filled each day. The ward consists of an open room with tightly packed wooden platforms serving as beds. Patients lie in various states of illness, surrounded by family members who fill in as caretakers for the busy staff running from bed to bed. Above, ceiling fans fight a losing battle with the stifling, stagnant air.”