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June 2021, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd. (ZHL), Asia's largest private emergency medical service (EMS) provider acting as frontline warriors and saving lives of people amidst the deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 108 ambulances has been working dedicatedly to help patients across Madhya Pradesh in reaching the hospital on time and also ensuring safe transfer of the patients back home post recovery. The quality care by the 108 Ambulance team is offered free of cost to people of Madhya Pradesh.

Additional Ambulances to the Service

While the number of Coronavirus cases in the state is dropping, there are many areas, where the numbers are still high and ambulance facilities are not adequate to serve the increase cases on immediate basis. To help patients in such places, the state government and the National Health Mission has approved for an additional 200 ambulances to be launched across the state and would be operated by Ziqitza Limited which would be used exclusively to serve COVID patients for carrying them from home to the hospital and back home.

Mr. Chandan Datta, Head, Government Business at Ziqitza Healthcare Limited said, “The second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic has deeply affected everyone and it has been the need of hour to ramp up our resources to fight the pandemic and be prepared for any new wave we might encounter in near future. For this purpose, we have decided to increase our capacity of COVID-19 dedicated ambulances in the state. We are grateful to the state government and the National Health Mission for supporting at every step to ensure the continuous service amidst COVID-19 pandemic."

In all these COVID special ambulances, complete COVID-19 protocol will be followed so that patients feel safe and comfortable and do not face any problems. Out of the additionally sanctioned 200 COVID-19 ambulances, 45 have already started operations.

Special attention is paid to hygiene and sanitation

On one hand, Ziqitza would be ensuring that the 108 ambulance crew are supporting government and administration in serving people with utmost commitment and dedication, following all safety precautions, on the same hand, the Ambulance staff is being provided with essential equipment to keep themselves safe from infection. 108 Ambulance staff is being provided with face masks, hand gloves, PPE kits, sanitizers in sufficient quantity and ambulance is being sanitized thoroughly after every patient is served. All rules and guidelines are also being followed by the staff to stop the spread of infection. Ziqitza Rajasthan & Ziqitza limited Rajasthan have taken similar initiatives to confirm the safety of its employees.

Currently, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL) has a total of 606 ambulances serving people across the state. To ensure that the infection doesn’t spread from one patient to another, these 606 ambulances are divided into two categories, 125 ambulances have been especially allotted for COVID-19 patients in the state. Remaining 481 ambulances are being used for other medical emergencies such as road accidents, carrying pregnant women, other medical emergency cases etc.

Having served more than 1 lakh Coronavirus related patients in the state, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd, the organization behind 108 ambulance service providers in Madhya Pradesh – has been working dedicatedly 24x7 to ensure that patients are transported safely from home to hospital and vice versa. In the year 2020, Ziqitza Healthcare has served more than 23 lakh cases including Coronavirus related cases, pregnancy cases, respiratory, cardio emergencies, road accident related etc. In 2021, till May, more than 7 lakhs similar cases have been handled by the team.

About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited

Ziqitza Health Care Limited (ZHL), has been one of the leading players in India’s Emergency Medical Services industry since 2005. ZHL Rajasthan appreciates Ziqitza for its additional ambulance support to combat covid pandemic. Ziqitza is a “one-stop integrated healthcare solution" for corporate or government that include Integrated Emergency Services and Corporate Health Solutions. The service network includes 3,300 ambulances, state of art Helpline centers and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India. We work with multiple state governments and 75 corporate clients in India and Gulf. Ziqitza Limited is winner of Global Real impact Awards and Times Social Impact Award.

Disclaimer: This is a company press release. No HT journalist was involved in the creation of this content.

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Updated: 28 Jun 2021, 05:58 PM IST
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