Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs): A Boon for Increasing Last Mile Healthcare Connectivity

According to the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, timely and affordable medical care is a basic necessity for individuals across all strata of society. While the Government of India has undertaken several initiatives as part of its Five-Year Plans, National Health Policy and Public Private…

The Future of Emergency Medical Services: where are we headed?

Today, the causes of emergencies are multiple – ranging from natural disasters, ageing infrastructure, fire outbreaks and individual medical emergencies – which lead to reactive measures being taken in order to minimise destruction and maximise revival of the loss incurred. The emergency medical field has seen a dynamic transformation continually, the first stage being hammocks…

Help save lives: Tips for emergency situations

Medical emergencies including road accidents, railway mishaps, burns, sport injuries, cardiac-related emergencies and fits cannot be foreseen but take place each day. Unfortunately, most emergency cases result in death due to lack of immediate medical attention. However, the government is working towards building a well-equipped, accessible and affordable network of healthcare services in partnership with…