Emergency medical services achieve milestone, assists 1000 deliveries since launch

Srinagar: In a remarkable accomplishment, the 108/102 Emergency Medical Services, operated by BVG India Ltd in collaboration with the Government of UT Jammu & Kashmir, have effectively assisted 1000 deliveries since their inception on 24th March 2020. This life-saving initiative has become a vital lifeline for pregnant women across the region.
Officials said the trained 108 ambulance staff has played a pivotal role in facilitating 1000 deliveries, offering crucial support to expectant mothers during childbirth.
The 108 Jammu & Kashmir Emergency Medical Services have consistently served an impressive 2,71,801 patients, showcasing their unwavering commitment to healthcare delivery in the region. During the challenging period of the COVID-19 pandemic, the service stepped up to attend to 12,111 COVID patients, demonstrating resilience in times of crisis.
It was further highlighted that out of the total patients served, 29% (78,175) were pregnancy-related emergencies, emphasizing the essential role played by the emergency services in maternal care.
District-wise Breakdown of Highest Pregnancy Cases:
District-wise statistics indicate that Unhamper leads with 8,665 cases, followed by Rajouri (7,158), Kupwara (4,968), and Kathua (4,881). Srinagar reported the lowest with 981 cases, followed by Anantnag (10), Bandipora (26), Baramulla (16), Budgam (17), Doda (69), Ganderbal (31), Jammu (84), Kathua (107), Kishtwar (64), Kulgam (19), Kupwara (29), Poonch (12), Pulwama (6), Rajouri (82), Ramban (83), Reasi (57), Samba (38), Shopian (13), Srinagar (8), and Udhampur (229).
Officials said that Udhampur takes the lead in district-wise assisted births, with 229 deliveries, followed by Kathua (107), Jammu (84), and Ramban (83). The 108 Jammu & Kashmir Emergency Medical Services have not only achieved a significant milestone by assisting 1000 deliveries but have also proven to be a critical component of the healthcare infrastructure in the region. District-wise statistics highlight the widespread impact of this service, ensuring that maternal care is accessible even in remote areas.
This Public-Private Partnership between BVG India Ltd and the Government of UT Jammu & Kashmir stands as a testament to effective collaboration for the greater good, safeguarding the health and well-being of the community.

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