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CRPF's 'Rakshita' For Insurgency-Hit Areas

New Delhi: From Monday onwards, ‘Rakshita’ — a bike ambulance developed indigenously — will save lives of injured CRPF personnel deputed in remote and inhospitable areas like the Maoist-hit states or insurgency affected Northeast regions of the country. Carefully custom built to the needs of emergency evacuation, ‘Rakshita’ is built on a Royal Enfield Classic […]

Odisha: Bike Ambulance Service A Non-Starter In Koraput

Jeypore: In September this year when the bike ambulance service was launched in the remote areas of Koraput district, people thought the trouble of carrying patients to distant hospitals and health care centres on cots and slings would be over. However, two months after the launch of the ambitious project, the ground realities defy that […]

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Expectant mother carried on stretcher for 4kms

Nuapada: Once again making a mockery of healthcare system in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for four kms in Kaparapada village under Kirikita Panchayat here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road. According to sources, Punita Majhi, wife of Ukalu Majhi of the village, complained […]

Delivery on road turns a trend as ambulances remain elusive

Baripada: Once again, proving the tall claims made by the state government about schemes for expectant mothers for safe delivery a misnomer, a woman delivered baby on road in Khetra Patana area of Baripada district Sunday night. The woman was being taken to hospital in a bicycle. According to reports, a pregnant woman from Suliapada […]

Bike ambulances in Delhi soon

New Delhi: To tackle the congested roads during peak traffic hours in view to tackle the problems of the heavy traffic, the facility of “First Responder Bike Ambulance” will be introduced here soon, said an official statement on Thursday. As per reports, it will be available in three districts of Delhi from January next year. […]

Ambulance fails again: Patient carried to hospital on sling

Rayagada: Poor road connectivity led to failure of ambulance services following which a woman patient had to be carried on a sling for nearly 10 kms to reach the hospital in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district. According to reports, the family members of Sikka Langudi were forced to carry her to the hospital on a […]

Healthcare in doldrums: Unending tales of pregnant women carried in slings

Kalyansinghpur: Adding to the unending tales of woe expectant mothers in rural Odisha face, one more case reported from Kalyansinghpur block in Rayagada district has once again questioned the healthcare initiatives that the state government launches with so much hullabaloo. Report of an expectant mother at Tebapada village of the block ferried across a river in […]