Islamabad, July 04, 2017 (PPI-OT):Prompt emergency services save precious lives. CARES Service of MCI is efficient enough to tackle any emergency situation in the capital. For the first time 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 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 395 calls of different emergency nature during the month of June. 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 month of June, 2017 were related to Road Traffic Accidents which were 239 in number. These calls were received from the areas of D-Chowk, I-10/3, IJP Road Carriage Factory area, Chaman Metro Station G-8, Bharakoh, Najam Market F-8/4, Malpur stop, G-13/1, Chakiya Stop Sihala, Mughal Market I-8/1, Islamabad Highway Dhok Kala Khan Stop, F-9 Park Mehran Gate, PIMS Metro Station, Zero Point, 9th Avenue, Kuri Road Stop Highway, G-10 Signal Kashmir Highway, Faisal Chowk Signal, Katarian Pull IJP Road, Iqbal Town Highway, Zia Masjid Stop Highway, Sihala Police Academy, near G-10 Markaz, I-8 Signal Underpass, Park Road Bani Gala and others.
The meeting was further told that 77 calls regarding unconscious patients were also received during the month of June from different areas of the city. These calls were received from the areas including I-8/1, G-7/2, F-10/3, G-6/1-3, G-7/3, I-10/2, Faisal Chowk, I-9/3, E-11/2, Police Line PSO Pump, Faizabad Faisal Morr, Blue Area, F-6/3, G-9 Markaz PSO Pump, F-11 Cash and Carry, Chaman Metro Station, I-9/4, 26 number G-T Road. 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 23 different locations including D-Chowk, Sunday Bazaar G-6 and G-10, Judicial Academy H-8, Islamabad Zoo, Lake View Park, Foreign Office 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