KASHMER to launch EMS project today

KASHMER to launch EMS project today

Kashmiri American Society of Healthcare, Medical Education and Research (KASHMER), will launch their Emergency Medical Services (EMS) project in Srinagar on Thursday.

KASHMER, a New York-based non-profit organisation, has tiedup with Save Heart Kashmir for the project.

"AtalDulloo, Financial Commissioner, Health and MedicalEducation department, will inaugurate the project at SKICC, Srinagar onThursday," a statement issued by KASHMER read.

It added that Dr Omar Javed Shah, Director SKIMS, PrincipalGMC, DrParvaiz Shah, Director Health Services, DrKunzes Dolma, and DirectorGeneral, Youth Services and Sports,DrSaleem Ur Rahman will also be present onthe occasion.

As part of the project, two critical care ambulances mannedwith paramedics and EMT personnel will be deployed in Srinagar and the controlroom or the central hub will be staffed by junior doctors to provide acute careen route with triage to closest available emergency room, the statement read.

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