Seven-day training programme on Advance Life Support/Basic Life Support for the paramedical staff of UT Ladakh concluded on November 15 at the conference hall, SNM Hospital, Leh.
The training programme was organised by the State Health Society under National Health Mission, UT Ladakh in collaboration with JPNATC AIIMS, New Delhi. The training was imparted to implement 108-dial Ambulance Services in UT Ladakh.
A total of 36 participants from both districts of UT Ladakh attended the training program. These paramedics will be deputed at different locations with ALS ambulances to attend medical emergencies received from the public on the dedicated call number established for UT Ladakh.
Dr. Iftikhar Chowdhary, Mission Director, National Health Mission, UT Ladakh extended gratitude to the trainers of ALS/BLS and stressed paramedical staff about the importance of timely intervention and shifting of critical patients to the nearest hospital for advanced expert care. He also urged the paramedics to implement the learning of the training practically on the ground.