Karnataka taking medical technique closer to keeping fitness infrastructure: CM Bommai

by Ricky Anand

The CM turned into flagging off one hundred twenty superior existence support (ALS) ambulances beneathneath the Arogya Kavacha scheme. The scheme, delivered through the preceding CM B S Yediyurappa, could be given a similarly facelift, Health Minister K Sudhakar stated. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai Sunday stated that the nation turned into taking a “medical technique” closer to strengthening the fitness infrastructure throughout hospitals at one-of-a-kind levels. “Health infrastructure is now being reinforced at neighborhood and taluka levels. With number one healthcare centres (PHCs) and network healthcare centres (CHCs) present process upgrades, we’ve got determined to enlarge the fleet of ambulances geared up to increase their attain as well,” Bommai stated in Bengaluru. The CM turned into flagging off one hundred twenty superior existence support (ALS) ambulances beneathneath the Arogya Kavacha scheme. The scheme, delivered through the preceding CM B S Yediyurappa, could be given a similarly facelift, Health Minister K Sudhakar stated. “If technology like GPS and cellular apps are adopted, it could be ensured that the ambulance reaches the affected person inside 10-15 mins. The mapping of hospitals allows to become aware of the closest to be had hospitals and additionally brings in transparency,” Sudhakar defined how the brand new ALS ambulances might decorate fitness services. The minister mentioned that it takes approximately 30-forty five mins for an ambulance to attain a affected person. “We are running to deliver down the turnaround time to 10-15 mins through the usage of generation and additionally growing the variety of ambulances,” he stated. At the equal time, fitness officers brought that a complete of 710 ambulances had been running at gift beneathneath the Arogya Kavacha-108 scheme. “The one hundred twenty flagged off these days will upload as much as 275 ALS ambulances to be had withinside the fleet in total. With this, 30 consistent with cent of the entire ambulances in provider beneathneath the 108 scheme can have the ALS feature,” a senior officer brought. Further, Sudhakar highlighted that there may be one ambulance every for one lakh humans withinside the nation at gift. “The authorities targets to boom it to make an ambulance to be had for each forty five,000 to 50,000 humans withinside the nation. Training could be furnished to drivers and paramedical workforce to make the provider greater humans-frien  dly,” he announced.al staff to make the service more people-friendly.

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