In emergency situations, every second counts - whether it concerns an accident, a major health issue or ailment, the first few minutes are critical in saving a life. At this crucial point, emergency phone numbers in India are of utmost importance where Pre-hospital care is as crucial as the medical treatment received at the hospital. Helping strengthen the Health System in rural and urban areas with universal access to equitable, affordable and quality health care services that are accountable and responsive to people's needs.
We, at Ziqitza, understand that much can be done to save lives in the spur of the moment and endeavour to deliver prompt services with just one call to an emergency contact number in India.
Ziqitza is Asia Largest Ambulance Operator with experience in managing 3,300 Ambulances with an experience of working with multiple state governments and National Health Mission to provide emergency medical response service while adhering to all service-related protocols.
With a population of 73.34 million, Madhya Pradesh is the sixth most populated state in India Ziqitza has been working tirelessly since October 2016 in its endeavor to provide top class emergency medical care to individuals across the state. It has served over 17 million people via 108 services since then.
This includes the integrated referral transport system of the Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd., which operates Ambulance, Janani Express, Mobile Medical Unit and Call Centre. As of today, there are over 839 Janani ambulances and 606 ambulances operational under the 108 helpline number functioning across 52 districts of Madhya Pradesh. 104 Health Helpline is a 15 seater counselling service provided free of cost.
ZHL has been are operating the Emergency Medical Ambulance Service and RTS(Referral Transport Service) for pregnant women and sick infants in the state of Odisha since 2013 in partnership with Dept of Health & Family Welfare, Gov of Odisha. Total 1130 ambulances are running under single number 108 in Odisha.
Since the launch in 2013 March, so far it has successfully been able to save over 60 lakh lives. It handles the training of the entire medical personnel, along with providing call center support in the dispatching of ambulances, as and when needed. This has helped provide medical assistance to patients in the state with a population of as much as 4.5 corer. In 2019, we started operating 6 new Boat Ambulance in Odisha to serve the people who can only be reached by waterways.
ZHL has launched as many as 300 Basic Life Support ambulances and 25 Advanced Life Support ambulances in Punjab in 2011 to provide timely medical assistance to those in need of it. Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd has achieved a series of milestones through its well-organized and prompt service.
In the last 10 years the service has served over 2 million people (2199480) and has handled 2766+ safe deliveries in the ambulance, attended to 2,09,620+ accident cases and helped 6,93,373+ pregnant women reach on time to the hospital. ZHL, as part of the company's commitment to save lives, conducts the First Responder program (FRP) in all its operational regions. In Punjab alone, Ziqitza has efficaciously executed 1727 FRPS widely spread among the local schools, colleges and public-private organizations. Where up to 73,239 participants have been trained free of cost for providing first aid before an ambulance arrives at the location and this increases the chance of survival of the patient.
The company started its operation in Jharkhand in 2017, with 31 ambulances and grew to 337 no. of well-equipped ambulances serving the state. The 108 dial-in ambulance service run by Ziqitza in the state, has benefited around 5 lakhs plus people in past years.
The people of these states can now directly call 108 in case of an emergency from anywhere at any time and receive 24 x 7 assistance.Ziqitza’s 108 run ambulance service has successfully handled around 800 patients almost every single day. In these years they have played a pivotal role in handling around 72000 plus accident cases and another milestone has been by serving over 2 lakh infants transfers for medical aid on time.
Due to its geographical conditions and tough terrain Sikkim has a high number of accidental cases.Many other precious lives are lost and people suffer disabilities due to lack of timely medical care including those for pregnant women, infants and persons in acute emergencies like stroke, heart attack, poisoning, burn and snake bites.
Ziqitza in association with NHM & State government is operating 108 & 102 emergency services free of cost service to people of the state. The service is managed through a centralized call centre which has been setup in Daragaon, Tadong – Gangtok on 2nd November 2018 we are able to cater to the emergency needs of the citizens. In Spite of being a hilly terrain and connectivity issues we have always tried to reach the patient in as short a time as possible.
Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd. (ZHL), Asia's largest private emergency medical service (EMS) provider has successfully won the tender for ALS (Advance Life Support) Ambulances operations in UP for a fleet of 250 ambulances as per the PPP agreement with the Government of UP & NHM UP. This will enable Ziqitza’s team to upscale services in UP as planned, with better penetration in all the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The selection under Government tenders is done with due diligence and strict compliances. We are proud to be given an opportunity to serve the people of Uttar Pradesh.
My wife was suffering from labour pain, we had called an ambulance and rushed to the hospital in Katak, Odisha. At this time, I was unaware but my wallet had fallen inside the vehicle and on reaching the hospital, we were left helpless. However the staff in the ambulance immediately returned the wallet and we were able to make the necessary payments to the hospital. We are really grateful for the immediate services rendered and appreciate the honesty that the staff displayed.
My brother met with an accident in Bhopal, MP. A passerby called 108 and transferred him to the nearest hospital, due to excessive blood loss doctors wanted urgent blood, we were unable to arrange same blood group blood. The ambulance driver who dropped us without any second thought donated blood to my brother for which we will be lifelong thankful to him and Ziqitza.