Harvested organs transported in six hours to Chennai

Four heart valves and liver, harvested from a brain dead person, were sent for transplant to two hospitals in Chennai within six hours by ambulance on Sunday, covering a distance of around 500 km.

Two killed, two injured after ambulance rams into truck in UP

 Two persons were today killed and two others were injured when an ambulance in which they were travelling rammed into a stationery truck on National Highway-2 in Chandauli area here, police said.

Himachal signs pact to run ambulances for expectant mothers

Himachal Pradesh Tuesday signed a pact with a Hyderabad-based company to launch a drop-back free ambulance service from Nov 14 for expectant mothers and children up to one year of age.

Punjab: Ambulance hits factory workers, one dies

A 62-year-old factory worker was killed while four others sustained serious injuries when an ambulance hit them near Sufian Bagh Chowk here, police said on Tuesday.

South Korea military criticised over decoy ambulance patient

South Korea`s military faced more criticism on Tuesday, a day after the capture of a wounded soldier who killed five members of his own unit, over its decision to use a decoy soldier to divert attention when moving him to hospital for treatment.

Samajwadi word in name of ambulance service taken from Constitution: Akhilesh

Following objection by EC on use of word `Samajwadi` in the name of an ambulance service being run in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today defended the name saying that the word was derived from the Constitution.

One killed, three injured as ambulance hits bus

One person was killed and three others were injured when an ambulance hit a bus from behind at Kamarhati area of North 24 Parganas district.

50 new ambulances flagged off in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday flagged off 50 new ambulances under the `Free 108 National Ambulance Service` raising the strength of the fleet to 162 in the state.

Ambulance crashes into autorickshaw; three killed

The life-saving ‘108’ ambulance service proved fatal for three persons, who were travelling in an autorickshaw near Warangal in Andhra Pradesh.

Three women crushed to death in Bihar

Three women were crushed to death early Tuesday by a speeding ambulance on NH-57 near Sakri in Bihar in Bihar`s Darbhanga district.

Mandela lay stranded in freezing weather after ambulance broke down

The military vehicle broke down at the side of a highway, leaving Mandela stranded for 40 minutes.

Delhi govt adds 50 new ambulances for CATS

A fleet of 50 new ambulances was on Friday added by Delhi government to its Centralised Accident and Trauma Service (CATS) to tackle the problem of shortage of emergency vehicles.

Delhi gang-rape: Govt rapped for `failure` to provide ambulance to victim

Laying emphasis on hygiene in the hospital, the Committee also discussed the issue of shortage of doctors, with some seeking early start of the six AIIMS-like institutes across the country.

Naxals open fire at ambulance, occupants safe

As many as 11 occupants of an
ambulance, including six children among others, had a close
shave when naxals opened fire at the vehicle.

Business over funerals in China?

Some funeral cos in China are paying doctors, nurses and even ambulance drivers for information about dying patients.

Suspicious powder found in Pakistani ambulance

Karachi police raided the city`s Tower Area and recovered the drums, the Online news agency reported.

`CATS doesn`t respond to 28 percent calls`

The Centralized Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) doesn`t respond to a quarter of the calls due to shortages of ambulances, a study by the AIIMS has found.

`CATS doesn`t respond to 28 percent calls`

The Centralized Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) doesn`t respond to a quarter of the calls due to shortages of ambulances, a study by the AIIMS has found.

Somaiya alleges corruption in Rajasthan NRHM

BJP national secretary Kirit Somaiya alleged that like in UP, there was
large-scale corruption in purchase of ambulances under NRHM in

Repeated painkiller use linked to hepatitis

Painkillers commonly used in hospitals and ambulances may be causing hepatitis.