Articles tagged under: 108

108 Emergency service receives extra ordinary number of calls during kite flying festival

January 15, 2022

Gandhinagar: The 108-ambulance service received a total 3830 calls in the state on the festival of Uttarayan, out of which 245 calls were for the emergency treatment for injuries due to kite strings. There is an increase in the calls to 108- ambulance service in the state this year compared to the previous year. The number of calls to 108-ambulance service was 3359 in the year 2021 on Uttarayan. Out of the 245 calls regarding the injuries due to kite strings, the highest number of calls were ...Read More

Amit Shah admires 108 emergency service over quick hospitalization of his sister

January 15, 2022
Amit Shah admires 108 emergency service over quick hospitalization of his sister

Ahmedabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah appreciated the team of 108-ambulance for providing satisfactory service to his sister in Ahmedabad. The sister of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, living in Arjun tower in Ghatlodiya area suddenly felt sick last night. She was admitted to KD hospital near Vaishnavdevi for treatment via 108-ambulance. She was admitted to the kidney hospital considering the symptoms of vomiting and dizziness. The case was handled by the Bodakdev team of 108-ambulance. Un...Read More

25 more ambulances put on roads, another 75 in next two months: Nitin Patel

June 02, 2021
25 more ambulances put on roads, another 75 in next two months: Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: Health minister Nitin Patel today announced that the State government will put as many as 75 new ambulances on roads in next two-three months. He said the chasis and vehicles have been purchased and the task of equipping them is also underway. He also said that 25 ambulances have been put on roads today. He said there are 800 ambulances functioning under 108 emergency service at present across the State against requirement of 600. He said Gujarat is the only State to have public amb...Read More

Gujarat govt to buy 90 more new ambulances

May 28, 2021
Gujarat govt to buy 90 more new ambulances

Gandhinagar: The department of Health, Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to purchase 90 more new ambulances, out of which 75 will be allocated to 108 emergency service and 15 will be allocated to general hospitals. The decision has been announced by Health minister Nitin Patel today. This move can be linked and seen as part of State government's preparations for likely third wave of Covid19 pandemic. DeshGujarat Read More

105 new ambulances put on road in a week, says Gujarat govt

April 29, 2021

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today flagged off new ambulances that are added to the 108 emergency services fleet across the State. According to Gujarat government, as many as 105 new ambulances to 108-service fleet are added in just a week amid covid19 pandemic crisis. DeshGujarat Read More

Only 18 per cent admissions in hospital take place through 108 service: AMC

April 26, 2021
Only 18 per cent admissions in hospital take place through 108 service: AMC

Sabarmati: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today in a note shared with media claimed that among total daily admissions of covid patients taking place in various hospitals across Ahmedabad only 17 to 18 per cent admissions take place through 108 ambulance service, while the other admissions take place directly. The AMC note said: in the city of Ahmedabad, across all hospitals, daily 1300-1400 admissions take place, out of which only 225-250 admissions take place through 108 service. These...Read More

Five important things that Nitin Patel said today at Asarwa Medicity campus

April 18, 2021

Asarwa: Five important things Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel said during press briefing cum interaction at Asarwa medicity campus here today: Beds added at Asarwa medicity facility: Patel said 160 new covid beds are created at UN Mehta heart hospital in just seven days. The facility included oxygen and ventilator attached beds. 40 beds are added in each floor. Ambulances carrying new covid patients at civil hospital are being diverted to UN Mehta heart hos...Read More

Those tested positive for Covid in private labs should get AMC and AMC linked beds: Nitin Patel

November 26, 2020
Those tested positive for Covid in private labs should get AMC and AMC linked beds: Nitin Patel

Sabarmati: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also Health minister of the State today in reply to media query said: Those who are tested positive for covid19 through test in private laboratory are so far not admitted to Amdavad Municipal Corporation run and linked beds. I have received representations from (patients and relatives) and we are going to take up this matter in the state core committee meeting.' Patel was on visit to emergency service '108' headquarters. Gujarat Dy CM Nit...Read More

Increase is number of covid cases in Ahmedabad: 108 emergency service to add 10 more covid ambulances

November 18, 2020
Increase is number of covid cases in Ahmedabad: 108 emergency service to add 10 more covid ambulances

Sabarmati: The city of Ahmedabad has at present 20 covid ambulances functioning under the '108' emergency service. In view of increase in number of cases recently, a decision has been taken to add 10 more ambulances to existing covid fleet. Jashvant Prajapati, COO of 108 emergency service shared this update. Prajapati said, there was an issue of delay in hospitalization of covid patients at AMC run Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) public hospital recently, due to which ambulances under 108 ser...Read More

‘108’ stickers on ambulances are now being replaced with ‘112’ in 7 districts of Gujarat

March 28, 2019
‘108’ stickers on ambulances are now being replaced with ‘112’ in 7 districts of Gujarat

Vadodara: Seven districts of Gujarat are chosen for initial roll out of 112 emergency service with effect from February 19. With this, the existing literature mentioning emergency helpline service number as 108 is being replaced with 112.Stickers on ambulances are being changed from 108 to 112. Seven districts chosen for launch are Gir Somnath, Devbhumi Dwarka, Morbi, Chhota Udepur, Botad, Arvalli and Mahisagar. 112 number will replace all emergency helpline service numbers such as 100 for poli...Read More

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