Air ambulance service transported 6 thousand patients for 5 years – MHSD RK

02 August 2016, 18:12

Air ambulance service  transported more than 6 thousand patients for 5 years, the Ministry of Health and Social Development states.

Within the framework of the State Program of Healthcare Development "Health Kazakhstan" for 2011-2015, the MHSD of  Kazakhstan jointly with the Committee for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan  established transport medicine service -  sanitary aviation, en-route medical and rescue points.

Air ambulance service  has carried more than 6.7 thousand flights in regions for 5 years (since inception). It transported more than 6 thousand patients for health reasons, carried out more than 500 operationson sites.

In the most dangerous areas of the republican roads, as reported in the department, 40 en-route medical and rescue points were created. For 5 years, it carried out more than 4 thousand visits to the traffic accidents, medical assistance was provided to more than 12 thousand victims, including more than 800 children.