26 August 2022
Committed to serve the people of Punjab, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd. (ZHL), Asia’s largest private Emergency Medical Service (EMS) provider, managing 108 Ambulance services, today donated 100 stretchers to Punjab Health Systems Corporation at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Phase-6, Mohali. The stretchers shall be utilised in the civil hospitals across the districts by PHSC to ensure quick transfer of cases to emergency. The ceremony took place in the presence of Chief Guest of the Event, IAS Neelima, MD, Punjab Health Systems Corporation, Dr. Suman Bali, Director, Dr. Gurinderjeet Kaur, Director Finance, Dr. Bhavneet Bharti, Director Principal, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Sukhdeep, Deputy Director, Dr. Vishal Garg, Nodal Officer, PHSC, Dr. Adarshpal Kaur, Civil Surgeon, Mohali, Dr. Navdeep Singh Saini, MS, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Parvinderpal Kaur, DMC, Mr. Jitendra Sharma, Head of Govt. Business, India, ZHL , and Mr. Manish Batra, Project Head, ZHL, Punjab.
The stretcher trolleys will assist in the mobility of patients in the hospital premises, along with that help mitigate the problem of basic essential hospital equipment’s. Stretchers will provide patients a safe and quick way to move easily. Considering the 4th wave of Covid besides dengue and malaria, stretchers will help hospitals to augment their infrastructure and basic facilities.
Remarking about the initiative IAS Neelima, MD, PHSC said, “Ziqitza Healthcare has always been
committed to serve the people in medical distress. We continue to focus on saving lives and we are happy that we have been able to provide necessary support to people when they really need it. The stretcher trolleys will help in improving the patient care service at the government hospitals and at the same time improve basic infrastructure facility. We trust that this contribution will help many people in need of immediate medical assistance. We are thankful to Government of Punjab, State Health Department and Ambulance Access for All Foundation for supporting us in this CSR initiative.”
Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd (ZHL) Asia’s leading emergency medical service provider company has successfully served more than 2.5 million people in the state. The company started its operation in Punjab in the year 2011 and have 325 Ambulances to serve 23 districts of the state. ZHL operates and manages Dial 108 provides emergency health care services to the people of the state in case of any emergencies like accidents, heart attacks, stroke, or any other medical emergencies. This service can be availed by calling 108 a Toll-Free number which is accessible from any landline or mobile. All the Ambulances are equipped with GPS technology which enables the CDC to locate the ambulances in the shortest possible time. And the most important fact is that this world class service is ABSOLUTELY FREE for the people. Dial 108 service has been truly instrumental in providing quality pre-hospital care work closely with the state government to ensure timely assistance through our EMS service.
“We at 108 Ambulance have been getting consistent support and guidance from the Govt. of Punjab and we shall strive to keep our agenda of saving lives on time as our utmost priority. Our gratitude to IAS- Mrs. Neelima Singh, MD, Punjab Health Systems Corporation along with other senior government officials for their presence during this purposeful initiative.” Jitendra Sharma, Head of Govt. Business, India, ZHL.