Earlier in September, the State government proposed to go for financing model for the procurement of new vehicles for 108 and 104 services.
TN to also delist old ambulances that don’t conform to size norms; circular to come soon
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.
Officials say figure from last year constitutes only 0.1% of deliveries attended to by EMTs, rest are in hospitals
Launched as a pilot project in February 2019, the service was started in east Delhi with 16 bike ambulances.
The vessels are due for delivery in early 2020. The BPCL is also supporting the project as part of its CSR initiatives.
A 108 ambulance catching fire at Pollachi District Headquarters Hospital left the ambulance driver with burn injuries.
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.
The State government has issued orders to procure new vehicles for 104 and 108 ambulance services on Thursday.
At present, private ambulances, especially those in the rural areas, do not have oxygen supply.
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.
Mobile-based game ‘Give way to Ambulance’ lets players control the traffic, so patients can reach faster to hospitals
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.
Rukumani’s family blamed the poor health facilities in the hospitals at Dabugam and Papadahandi for the incident.
According to a private eye institute in Jalpaiguri's Malbazar, Haque, who is in his mid-fifties, is having difficulty in binocular vision.