Rescue 1122 is providing emergency care/service to the citizens of the federal capital round the clock through 12 medically well-equipped ambulances at international standards. The Service has so far rescued thousands of victims in road traffic accidents and medical emergencies while maintaining an average response time of 7 minutes in all parts of Islamabad, an official of Rescue 1122 told.
He said this is the most important function of Rescue 1122 as over 97 percent of emergency calls were related to Emergency Ambulance Service. It is the foremost responsibility of Rescue 1122 to provide first aid to the patients in emergency ambulances on the spot and thereafter, shift them to the nearest hospital in the capital. The main beneficiaries of the Service have been the victims of road traffic mishaps and crashes, he added.