Ten bike emergency medical first response vehicle service was launched on August 02, 2017 by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Uddhav Thackeray, President of Shiv Sena.
Twenty more bike emergency medical first response vehicle were launched in May 18 by Maharashtra Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr Deepak Sawant, State Transport Minister Diwakar Rawte, and State Education Minister Vinod Tawde.
Thirty bike emergency medical first response vehicles with well-trained EMS personnel are deployed in Cities and Tribal Locations. (Mumbai, Palghar, Amravati, Gadchiroli, Solapur).
Area FR- Bike
- Mumbai 18
- Palghar 5
- Amravati 5
- Solapur 1
- Gadchiroli 1
- Total 30
After receiving call at 108 control room, nearest appropriate Bike Emergency Medical First Responder & ambulance is dispatched.
Bike emergency medical first responder has four kits – Trauma kit, Medical kit & Airway management kit and Delivery kit. Medical kit contains all emergency medicines like adrenaline, atropine, frusemide, inhalers etc., to take care of medical emergencies like Stroke, Heart attack, Asthma, etc.
- Trauma Kit contains all necessary equipment’s like air splints to stabilize fractures, different bandages, antiseptic and analgesic sprays etc.
- Airway Kit contains AMBU Bags to give artificial ventilation to adult, paediatric and neonatal patients, Oxygen Cylinder, Airways, Suction machine that takes care of Respiratory emergencies and Unconscious patients.
- Delivery Kit contains all equipment’s like Gloves, Gowns, umbilical cord cutting scissors, cord clamps etc. with which emergency delivery can be conducted at home.Emergency patient served data – Aug 2017 to 31st Oct 2018
|Type of Emergency||Patients Served|
|Suicide/Self Inflicted Injury||5|