Islamabad, June 18, 2017 (PPI-OT):Prompt emergency services save precious lives. CARES Service of MCI is efficient enough to tackle any emergency situation in the capital. Cares emergency service is being expanded to rural areas as well. At different selected locations with rush of people, cares offices have been established. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz expressed these views during a monthly meeting held at CDA headquarters to review performance of CARES. Senior officer of MCI attended the meeting. The meeting was apprised that CARES 1122 of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) received 499 calls of different emergency nature during the month of May, 2017. All calls were responded promptly and after providing first aid the victims of different incidents were shifted to nearest most medical facility.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA Sheikh Anser Aziz was informed that most of the calls received during the said period were related to Road Traffic Accidents which were 389 in number. These calls were received from the areas of Korang Morr Bahria Enclave, Shakarparian Highway, Faizabad Towards Zero point, Aabpara near Ambassador Hotel, Zero Point Kashmir Highway, Sohan Signal Stop, G-9/1 Karachi Company, near Lakeview Park, G-6/2, Peshawar Morr, I-9/2, Sanam Chowk, Zero Point Picket, G-11 Signal Kashmir Highway, Dhok Kala Khan Stop Highway, near Shahdara Morr, Islamabad Chowk, IJP Metro Station, Karal to Faizabad Iron Bridge Thana Sabzi Mandi Police line Road, Soahn to Faizabad, Lathral Road Ghori Garden and others.
The meeting was further told that 88 calls regarding unconscious patients were also received during the said period from different areas of the city. These calls were received from the areas including 26 No. Stop, I-10/1, Mandi Morr 24 No. Stop, G-6/1-1, Jhugi Stop Bhara Koh, Saidpur Village, I-8/4, Farash Town, G-13/1, Sohan Garden H-17 Block H, F-7/3 and F-8 Markaz. The patients were shifted to PIMS, CDA Hospital, Poly Clinic and other nearby medical facilities.
The Mayor of Islamabad was also told that calls regarding patients suffering from chest pain, heart problems, abdominal pain and other were also received during the said period. Moreover, CDA Cares 1122 also made special deployment of its vehicles at 26 different locations including D-Chowk, Park Avenue Behria Enclave, Kuri Road, Behria Enclave, G-8/4, Hockey Ground Sports Complex, Sports Complex and other areas on request of different departments to cope with any emergency situation. Furthermore, different calls regarding heart emergency, breathing problems, kidney pains, electric shocks and other were also received during the above said period.
For more information, contact:
Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI)
Mayor Office (Old Naval Headquarters),
Street 38, G-7/4, Sector G-6, Islamabad, Pakistan