Moved by son’s death, Delhi road safety trainer works to reduce ambulance response time 

The loss of his son because of a delay in getting medical care inspired 31-year-old Shiv Om Singh to train and help others save their near and dear ones.

published on : 18th January 2021

84 ambulances added to 108 fleet in Odisha

Over 60 lakh people have been benefited from 108 and Janani Express ambulance service in the State so far.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Villagers cheer as boat ambulance service kicks off

Four persons including two drivers and as many paramedics will man the ambulance that has life saving equipment and medicines.

published on : 30th December 2020

108 ambulances gear up for NYE emergencies

With road accidents climbing up on the eve of New Year, the Arogya Kavacha ‘108’ ambulance service is strengthening its fleet across Karnataka to minimize the loss of lives.

published on : 29th December 2020

CAG: 108 ambulances helped only 50% of patients within 1 hour

It stated that an assistant revenue officer’s inaction led to a loss of `6.76 crore in property tax to BBMP.

published on : 10th December 2020

Ambulance driver a beacon of hope!

He has not taken a single day’s leave in the last six months. This is one of the reasons why he has become the talk of the town.

published on : 7th December 2020

West Bengal government will soon start free ambulance service for road accident victims: Official

Starting with at least 150 ambulances, the state government is at the moment setting up a detailed map of the accident prone zones and the nearby hospitals.

published on : 30th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: ‘108’ ambulances in Tamil Nadu asked to be on high alert

“In anticipation of high call flow at the 108 Emergency Response Centre during such an emergency, full staffing has been planned,” read a communication from the government

published on : 25th November 2020

Pregnant woman dies due to delay in arrival of ambulance in Maharashtra

The incident took place a few days back, they said, adding that the woman was a "high risk" category patient as she was underweight and had low blood pressure.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Michael Bay’s Ambulance?

Michael Bay is all set to direct an action thriller titled Ambulance, with Jake Gyllenhaal in early talks to star.Bay is reportedly planning to shoot the film in early 2021.

published on : 13th November 2020

Ambulances with Rs 24 crore equipment flagged off

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami flagged off a total of nine 108 ambulances as a token of launching as many vehicles, from the Secretariat on Thursday.

published on : 13th November 2020

Ongole Government General Hospital staff behind ambulance fraud

Over the past few months, several relatives of Covid-19 victims said ambulance owners were fleecing them to transport bodies from the hospital and to perform the last rites on behalf of the family.

published on : 12th November 2020

Infection risks, no pay hike: Ambulance drivers in Tamil Nadu soldier on despite odds

They have transported thousands of Covid-19 patients in the last eight months keeping aside fears of contagion

published on : 12th November 2020

Delhi government likely to launch app for electric ambulance service for COVID-19 patients

Patients who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms are suggested by the authorities to stay in home isolation if they have facilities for the same at their residence.

published on : 11th November 2020

Around 24,000 calls made for ambulance services since fresh surge in COVID cases in Delhi: Data

The centralised Control Room set up by the Delhi government has received over 5,000 calls to seek coronavirus-related information.

published on : 10th November 2020
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