Chief Secretary Sindh Dr Muhammad Sohail Rajput said that Rescue 1122 service has been started in Larkana on yesterday and soon Rescue 1122 service will be started in all the big cities of the province.
He made the remarks while presiding over a review meeting of Rescue 1122 Services. The meeting was attended by Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab, Additional IG Karachi Javed Alam Odho, Health Secretary Zulfiqar Shah, Finance Secretary Sajid Jamal Abro, Shazina Masud, CEO Sindh Integrated Emergency and Health Services (SIEHS) and others
In the meeting, Chief Secretary Sindh Dr Muhammad Sohail Rajput said that Rescue 1122 is being launched in Larkana from today, Rescue 1122 services will be run in the entire province and all emergency departments will operate through Rescue 1122 so that during any emergency people need to contact 1122 service only. He further said that Rescue 1122 service would be launched in Thatta and Sujawal and soon 315 ambulances would be added to Rescue 1122.
In the meeting, Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that fire brigade will also be operated through Rescue 1122 from today and in case of any emergency, 1122 will be approached and ambulance and fire brigade will also come for the rescue operation. He further said that soon Madadgar 15 police will also be operated through Rescue 1122.
He further said that a Rescue Academy will be set up in Karachi for training of Rescue 1122 personnel.
It was informed in the meeting that Thatta and Sujawal are already operational, but now new 1122 Emergency ambulances will be operating there from 4th July 2022. Funds are being released for Ambulances services under 1122 and the ambulances are being handed over from Sindh Resilience Project to SIEHS and the total of 315 ambulances will operate in the province..