108 vehicle Tenders set for Judicial Preview Committee's scrutiny

Earlier in September, the State government proposed to go for financing model for the procurement of new vehicles for 108 and 104 services.

published on : 19th October 2019

Ambulances in Tamil Nadu to be mapped to prevent use for illegal activities

TN to also delist old ambulances that don’t conform to size norms; circular to come soon

published on : 6th October 2019

Ambulance runs out of fuel, pregnant woman dies on way to hospital in Odisha

The ambulance shifting the woman to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital (PRMMCH) in Baripada reportedly ran out of fuel midway on Friday night.

published on : 5th October 2019

Over 3,000 babies born on-board 108 ambulance service in Tamil Nadu

Officials say figure from last year constitutes only 0.1% of deliveries attended to by EMTs, rest are in hospitals

published on : 1st October 2019

Delhi government to expand Bike Ambulance service in entire city

Launched as a pilot project in February 2019, the service was started in east Delhi with 16 bike ambulances.

published on : 21st September 2019

Construction of marine ambulance boats starts at Cochin Shipyard

The vessels are due for delivery in early 2020. The BPCL is also supporting the project as part of its CSR initiatives.

published on : 21st September 2019

108 ambulance catches fire; patient rescued

A 108 ambulance catching fire at Pollachi District Headquarters Hospital left the ambulance driver with burn injuries.

published on : 18th September 2019

Demands of ambulance workers to be accepted: Delhi Minister Gopal Rai

The Centralised Accident and Trauma Service employees have registered several complaints, the last being two weeks ago, with the Delhi government about funds and the poor condition of the ambulances.

published on : 14th September 2019

New vehicles soon for 104, 108 ambulance services

The State government has issued orders to procure new vehicles for 104 and 108 ambulance services on Thursday.

published on : 6th September 2019

Andhra health officials planning to make Oxygen cylinders compulsory in private ambulances

At present, private ambulances, especially those in the rural areas, do not have oxygen supply.

published on : 4th September 2019

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami signs three health pacts on first day of London tour

Palaniswami also went to the Emergency Operations Centre and Specialist Operations Centre of London Ambulance Service, and interacted with officials there to study the functioning.

published on : 30th August 2019

16-year-old schoolboy launches mobile-based game to instil civic sense in Hyderabad people

Mobile-based game ‘Give way to Ambulance’ lets players control the traffic, so patients can reach faster to hospitals

published on : 27th August 2019

Private ambulances in Karnataka to get GPS trackers 

The move has been approved by the Transport and Health Departments and is a result of the many complaints on the misuse of these vehicles.

published on : 24th August 2019

Woman delivers in autorickshaw on way to hospital in Odisha

Rukumani’s family blamed the poor health facilities in the hospitals at Dabugam and Papadahandi for the incident. 

published on : 22nd August 2019

West Bengal's 'Ambulance Man' Karimul Haque battles eye ailment

According to a private eye institute in Jalpaiguri's Malbazar, Haque, who is in his mid-fifties, is having difficulty in binocular vision.

published on : 19th August 2019
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