Motorbike ambulance service tackles 168,000 emergencies in one year

The Motorbike Ambulance Service (MAS) has completed one year and it tackled over 168,000 emergencies in this period in Punjab.
In this regard, the first anniversary of the MAS was organised at Rescue Headquarters, here on Thursday.
Speaking at the cake-cutting ceremony, Director General Punjab Emergency Service Dr Rizwan Naseer appreciated the staff of the ambulance service for providing exemplary services to the victims of emergencies. The response time has also improved significantly during the past one year as the Motorbike Ambulance Service provided effective response during traffic jams and in congested areas.
The Motorbike Ambulance Service was launched on Oct 10, 2017 at divisional headquarters in the province. The founder Director General was informed that the MAS responded to 89,393 road accidents, 62,827 medical emergencies, 2,976 emergencies of fall from height, 5,298 occupational emergencies, 3,824 emergencies of electric shock, 49 cases of drowning, 2,770 crime emergencies, 1,716 fire cases, 73 incidents of building collapse and other emergencies.—APP

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