Government of Madhya Pradesh and GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute (GVK EMRI) started the new service of Neonatal Ambulances in Madhya Pradesh. Neonatal Ambulances will provide extra care to the new born babies and the infection prone patients.
In Neonatal Ambulance, the neonate’s cabin is specially created to make it sterile. It also has collapsible bed, attendant sheet, medical storage cabinet, and central oxygen line system. The ambulance is also equipped with the following:-
Pulse Oxy meter with neonatal probe.
UPS- for incubator running
Separate oxygen support system
Baby Resuscitation Kit - Ambu Bag Case
Overhead Ceiling Radiant Warmer
And other equipments
The launch of the neonatal ambulances was done on 29th May, 2012. The chief guest for the occasion was Dr. Narottam Mishra, Honorable Minister Public Health and Family Welfare, Govt of Madhya Pradesh. The launch function was held at the GVK EMRI 108 office at Idgah Hills.
Speaking on this occasion Dr, Narottam Mishra, Health Minister, said, “I congratulate GVK EMRI on behalf of department. This is one more addition in the services being provided by the organization. This service will provide the transportation service to the infants which otherwise was quite difficult.”
Dr. Pankaj Shukla , CHMO , Bhopal said, “GVK EMRI is already providing emergency services to the victims, we are offering them all help we can from available resources with us. And we hope they will provide these services to the kids and the patients in the future as well.”
Subodh Satyawadi , CEO, GVK EMRI, said “Neonatal ambulance is the demand of the time. Transportation of sick newborn babies to higher facilities would increase their survival chances. This is a new initiative from our side for the new born.”
The launch function was attended by the team of GVK EMRI and the people from the health and family welfare department. All of them were very glad as now they have one more feather in their cap.