Ziqitza Healthcare Limited – India’s one of the leading medical response service provider company has successfully served more than 6 million lives. Ziqitza operates 108 Emergency Ambulance service free of cost in association with the state government & PHSC for medical emergency service for the general public in Odisha. The Current fleet of ambulance consist of 518 vehicles covering all 30 districts in the state, that includes 456 “Basic Life support” (BLS), 56 “Advance life Support” (ALS) and 6 boat ambulances. In order to continuously improve the reach of the ambulance in the state, additional 84 ambulances have been launched on 1st January 2020. to 27 districts has been made to improve the Response Time & bring down the number of Cancelled Calls due to non-availability of Ambulances for various reasons.
The state government and Ziqitza Health Care Ltd. (ZHL) had signed an agreement on to provide free ambulance service in the state. Currently 108 emergency and Janani Express ambulance service are available in all 30 districts of the state through a fleet size of 1012 ambulances. A centralized Call Centre has been set-up in Bhubaneswar city. The ambulances are strategically located in the operational district in such a way that the entire district can be covered within minimum time. The entire service right from a person making a call to the necessary pre-hospital care in the ambulance and taking the victim to the nearest hospital is absolutely free to every citizen of the state.
The additional 84 ambulances are being flagged off on 1st January 2021 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, the state at 11.00 AM in the premises of OSRTC. In order to further improve the performance of Emergency Ambulance Service in the State, particularly in tribal districts, and to meet the increasing demand for this service, the StateGovernment through exclusive State budget funding, have made provision for additional 84 Ambulances under the 108 fleet. Also, in the near future, it is planned to upgrade 28 BLS ambulances to ALS ambulances and roll out 47 new ALS ambulances for providing better emergency medical service to the people of the State.
Commenting on the success of the launch, Mr. Sabyasachi Biswas, Project Head, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited said, "Addition of fleets in the state will help us serve better the population of the state. We are glad that Ziqitza’s expertise of successfully operating ambulance services across the country and diverse terrains are been utilized in providing emergency services to the people of the state in last eight years. We would like to acknowledge and thank State National Health Mission for their continuous support and making the Emergency Medical service reach every corner of the state. Our aim is to contribute to the region and help save more lives and provide assistance to everyone in need of medical emergency."
Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd is currently operating 108 Helpline for medical emergency services for critical care, trauma,and 'accident cases' in the region. Completing eight glorious years of operations in the state, Ziqitza Healthcare has achieved a series of milestones through its well-organized and prompt service. The company to date has handled 30 lakh lives through 108 ambulance and more than 27 lakhs pregnant women by 102 ambulances. Ziqitza plays a key role in providing timely medical aid in the form of life support ambulance services and is working tirelessly to increase awareness around ‘Golden Hour’ and equip citizens to deal with emergency situations in eastern India. Ziqitza Rajasthan in the past too had similar ambulance launches to handle medical emergencies.
Speaking about the Emergency Ambulance Service industry and the recent launch, Manish Sacheti - CFO, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd further added “With our vision to become the leading EMS Player in the country, Ziqitza is committed to a standard of excellence which can only be achieved by selflessly serving people by tackling every medical emergency in the Golden Hour. Emergency Medical service has come a long way, since we began our operations in the state, our aim is to contribute to the region and help save more lives and provide assistance to everyone in need, despite his / her financial strata. We are extremely happy that we were able to cater our services to such a huge number in the past eight years and we will continue to serve the people of the state with the same momentum and expertise. We are proud to serve the people and are thankful to our staff and the stategovernment for this opportunity.”
About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited
Ziqitza had been set up with a vision to assist in saving human lives by providing a leading network of fully equipped Advanced and Basic Life Support Ambulances across the developing world. Ziqitza is currently operating 3300 plus Ambulances across 16 states. Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd has currently more than 10,000 people working tirelessly, day and night, to serve people in India.
It has served over 30 million people till date. Ziqitza Healthcare has been a pioneer in EMS in India for last 15 years in India. Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd (ZHL), India’s leading emergency medical service provider and one of the fastest-growing holistic healthcare solutions platforms in India through Public Private Partnership and Corporate Wellness solutions. In Public Private partnership it operates 108/102 Ambulances, Medical Mobile Units and Medical Helpline with various state governments. Ziqitza also offers a “one-stop solution” for corporate healthcare solutions for corporates that include Ambulance at Site, Wellness at Workplace, Telehealth Services for Employees, Medical Rooms, Doctors on Site and Occupational Health Therapies, among others under Corporate Wellness section.