From the first days of COVID-19 distribution in the country, medics in Bishkek stepped up to defend the city. The doctors, paramedics, dispatchers, and drivers of the Center for Emergency Medicine (CEM) were under great pressure, and no matter what, they were on the front lines fighting the invisible enemy to save people’s lives, risking their health and lives every minute of the day.
Today the Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic Alimkadyr Beyshenaliyev, handed over six brand new ambulances to the capital’s ambulance service as part of the “Emergency Support for Improved Preparedness and Response COVID 19.
Ford Transit cars made in Germany are meant for general purpose ambulance crews.
They are equipped with all the necessary treatment and diagnostic equipment: a ventilator to provide oxygen to the patient, electrocardiographs, nebulizers, suitcases for storing medicines.
Now there are 60 cars in the City Health Department’s balance of vehicles, 13 of which are to be written off, plus eight special cars belonging to the CFM. By the way, there are an average of 32-35 crews a day.
It should be noted, that the Ford Transit vehicles were purchased by the Islamic Development Bank.
Dear citizens! Please take care of yourself and your loved ones!
Bishkek is a beloved city!