SBI provides ‘Advanced Cardiac Life Support Ambulance’ to Military Hospital | Rare Techy
State Bank of India (SBI) has donated an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Ambulance to Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi under its Corporate Social Responsibility programme.
Kalpesh K. Avasia, Director General, New Delhi Circle, today handed over the vehicle to Vice Surgeon Admiral Rajat Datta, Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services at Military Hospital (R&R), New Delhi campus.
The Military Hospital (R&R) is the main medical care center for the Indian armed forces. The hospital also has a teaching hospital and a nursing college.
The ambulance is unique in that it has a modular heart defibrillator that is activated to shock wet patients by remote monitoring and functions as a Mobile Emergency Care “Workspace” with an air-connected fully automated platform for patient transport. It works with zero jerk connection.
The mobile medical unit also features a world-class digital online oxygen system, lock-free mechanical furniture consoles, and leak-free interiors that offer hospital-grade cleanliness and hygiene. It is the first ambulance in the defense services.
Speaking on the occasion, Avasia said, “At SBI, we are proud to be closely associated with the Armed Forces and today it gives us great pleasure to provide an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Ambulance to this Hospital. He also said that this ambulance works as a virtual ICU and will help in providing treatment to the patients.He thanked the Military Hospital for giving this opportunity to the Bank.
The ceremony was also attended by Air Marshal Prashant Bharadwaj, Director of General Medical Services (Air), Lt.Gen. AK Jindal, Commandant Military Hospital (R & R), Lt. Gen. Daljit Singh, Director General Health Services (Army) along with several officials of Armed Forces Health Services.
From SBI, AS Paul, General Manager, and Onkar Nath Choudhary, Dy. The General Manager and employees of the Moti Bagh branch were present at the ceremony.