Tuesday, June 6
CEC Gyalson flags-off Basic, Advanced Life Support ambulances to far-off regions

CEC Gyalson flags-off Basic, Advanced Life Support ambulances to far-off regions


LEH: Chairman/CEC, Tashi Gyalson flagged off seven Basic and Advanced Life Support Ambulances from SNM Hospital, Leh Monday. Two of them have been purchased under District CAPEX Budget for emergency usage at the office of the Chief Medical Officer, Leh and five of them were donated by ICICI Foundation under their CSR initiative to the Health Department, Leh.

The Ambulances will be stationed at a range of 50 km in far-flung areas including Spangmik, Barma (Tangtse), Rongo, Samad, and Yulchung villages to provide immediate medical assistance to people in need.

The toll-free numbers Dial 108 and Dial 102 will ensure that help reaches the people in the shortest possible time, especially for immediate response in medical emergencies and casualties.

The ambulances are equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and will be staffed by trained medical professionals to provide immediate medical assistance in emergency situations.

Speaking on the occasion, CEC Tashi Gyalson stated that the donation of these ambulances is a welcome step towards strengthening the healthcare infrastructure in Leh.

He added that the CSR initiative of providing these Ambulances by ICICI Foundation is a significant step towards assisting the existing healthcare infrastructure in the region and will provide much-needed medical assistance to the people of far-flung areas, where access to healthcare facilities is limited.

The event was attended by Executive Councillor for RDD, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; Executive Councillor for IT, Stanzin Chosphel; DC Leh, Shrikant Suse; Director Health Services Ladakh, Dr Motup Dorje; Councillor Chushul, Konchok Stanzin; Councillor Nyoma, Ishey Spalzang, Councillor Korzok, Karma Namdak; CMO Leh, Dr Nurzin Angmo; MS SNM Hospital Leh, officials of ICICI Foundation including Manager, Shrikant Reddy and Development Officer, Leh, Thanless Norboo, and the officials of the Health Department, Leh.

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