YS Jagan all set to launch new 108 and 104 services tomorrow to boost health services
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken a step further in implementing various schemes and programs for the welfare and development of all communities since taking office as the chief minister last year.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken a step further in implementing various schemes and programs for the welfare and development of all communities since taking office as the chief minister last year. Already undergoing a revolutionary change in the health care scheme, the CM is now making the mark on the 108 and 104 services provided for emergency medical services. Groups of 108 and 104 services have been modified and upgraded with the highest standards, cutting-edge technology and facilities.
The ambulance service will be launched on Wednesday at 9:35 am by CM YS Jagan at Vijayawada Benz Circle. Many changes have been made to treat the patient in critical situations even before the hospitalization and have increased their numbers significantly including Neo-natal ambulances for children.
There have been a number of changes to the 108 service that will be remembered by anyone who is sick or at risk. Arrangements have been made to provide cutting edge medical services. The new 412 ambulances will be purchased and prepared for the service, while the existing 336 ambulances will be used. Another 26 ambulances have been set up to provide medical care for neonatal.
These BLS ambulances are equipped with facilities such as spine board, scoop stretcher, wheelchair, bag musk, multi-para monitor, and sophisticated ventilators to accommodate the patient in critical condition on ALS ambulances. Neonatal ambulances are equipped with incubators and ventilators. The government's goal is to ensure that no single patient should die of late treatment. This is why a large number of ambulances with advanced medical facilities are made available at once.
The services will be launched such that the vehicles reach the patient within 15 minutes in urban areas, 20 minutes in rural areas and 30 minutes, in agency (tribal) areas. These vehicles are operated by connecting each ambulance to the Emergency Response Center (ERC), the phone can be tracked by those who are fast. Each ambulance is equipped with a camera, a mobile data terminal (MDT), a mobile phone, and an automatic vehicle location tandem (AVLT) box for speaking on both sides.
On the other hand, the government, which has made a radical change in 104 services, is embarking on a new wave of health care delivery. At that level, the mobile medical units (MMUs). MMUs are equipped with all the amenities to provide cutting edge medical services even in remote areas. 656 services were prepared simultaneously to provide one service in each zone.
All together, as many as 1068 vehicles would be launched by CM on Wednesday. The government has spent Rs. 200.15 crores for this purpose so far and cumulative of Rs. 318.93 crore. On the other hand, Dr YSR Road Safety program will be attached to the services which provides medical services for accident victims for two days or up to a maximum cost of Rs. 50,000 The program will be implemented through Dr YSR Arogya Sree Health Care Trust.