Health Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to launch Insaf Emergency Cab Service in the province. These cabs will provide an effective transportation of patients in an emergency from their homes to the nearest hospitals.
As per official statement, the idea came up in high level meeting headed by the provincial health minister Dr. Hisham Inamullah Khan. The minister decided to start an Insaf Emergency Cab Service at district and tehsil headquarter hospitals, basic health units and rural health centres across the province.
Keeping in view the non-availability of a dedicated ambulance service in remote areas, the Insaf Emergency Cab Service will provide al alternate an effective way to ensure accessibility of quick health services to the general public.
The minister also reiterated that strict action will be taken against those who remain negligent in performing their duties. He further vowed to follow the reward and punishment system to put everything in the right direction.