Emergency service to be expanded at tehsils level: Saira

Emergency service to be expanded at tehsils level: Saira

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Ambulance Service College (NASC) Ireland and the Emergency Services Academy Punjab to maintain emergency service as per the international standards through third party evaluation.

Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar witnessed the signing ceremony held in Lahore.

Under this agreement NASC would monitor the ongoing training of emergency medical technicians, carry out examination and practical evaluation of the courses on non-profit basis.Another MoU was also signed between National Highway and Motorway Police and Rescue 1122 to provide technical assistance in training.

Earlier, addressing the passing-out ceremony of male and female rescuers in Lahore, Saira Afzal Tarar said that emergency service had been established at district level across Punjab which will be expanded at tehsils level rapidly.APP/AFP