Ziqitza Health Care signs Emergency Medical Ambulance Services contract with National Health Mission, Madhya Pradesh

108 launch
Sept. 21, 2016

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 21, 2016 /India PRwire/ -- Ziqitza Health Care Ltd (ZHL), one of India's leading emergency medical service provider, today formalised the agreement with the Madhya Pradesh Government to operate and manage the Emergency Medical Ambulance Services (EMAS) in the State. To facilitate easier access to EMAS for people of Madhya Pradesh, the Government has decided to combine all the emergency services - SANJEEVANI EXPRESS and JANANI EXPRESS - under one helpline 108 and health helpline under 104 under a single operator. Madhya Pradesh has become the first Indian State to get an integrated emergency medical services.

Mr. Naresh Jain, CEO, Ziqitza Health Care Limited who signed to implement the "Madhya Pradesh Emergency Medical Ambulance And Healtgcare Services" on the Company's behalf said, "At Ziqitza, our mission is to ensure international quality of emergency medical services and pre-hospital care to all segment of people. We are honoured that the Government of Madhya Pradesh has entrusted us with the task of integrating all the helplines with one agency. We look forward to partner with the Government and the National Health Mission (NHM) to ensure efficiency of integrated 108 services in the State."

"Currently, Ziqitza along with the NHM and State Health Department is in the process of streamlining the Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) for the new integrated DIAL 108 service. We are also committed to retaining and retraining current crew members who are found eligible as per the new parameters laid down by the Government for the Integrated DIAL 108 . We hope to commence our ambulance services in the next few weeks", Naresh Jain added.

As a part of the agreement, Ziqitza Health Care will work with the state government to provide comprehensive pre-hospital emergency services where they will operate around 1500 ambulances across the state. This service is a scheme under the Madhya Pradesh Government and NHM which is aimed at establishing and operating an integrated centralised state of the art call centre which will facilitate round the clock comprehensive healthcare management.`

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About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited

Ziqitza Healthcare Limited is a professional ambulance service provider which provides emergency medical services (EMS). Started by a group of young professionals in 2004, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited has provided services across the country making eQWmergency medical services (EMS) and pre-hospital care a reality in India.