Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the charitable arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd., today presented two Advanced Life Support ambulances to the Government Hospital in Thittagudi and the Primary Health Centre in Mangallur in the Cuddalore district.
In the presence of Thiru.C.V. Ganesan, Minister for Labour Welfare and Skill Development, Government of Tamil Nadu, Mr.Gopala Krishnan C.S, Trustee, handed over the keys to ambulances to representatives of Government Hospital, Thittagudi and Primary Health Centre, Mangallur on behalf of HMIF. Senior officials from the Departments of Public Health and Preventive Medicine were also in attendance.
Air conditioning, an auto-loading stretcher trolley with a floor mounting mechanism, an oxygen cylinder cabinet and distribution system, a separate doctor seat, and a squad bench for paramedic staff or relatives are all standard features of Advanced Life Support ambulances. These ambulances will aid with the transportation and treatment of patients who require close monitoring, invasive airway management, and specialized medical care. The cars will also assist patients in need of pre-natal and post-natal treatment, as well as victims of road accidents, disaster response, and the organization of medical camps.
Mr.Gopala Krishnan C.S, Trustee, Hyundai Motor India Foundation, commented on the donation of ambulances, saying, “Under Hyundai’s global vision of ‘Progress for Humanity,’ HMIF understands the importance of providing better and faster access to healthcare to our society.” These Advanced Life Support ambulances will play a critical role in extending medical capabilities beyond hospital walls, allowing patients to get prompt and appropriate medical care while in transportation and potentially saving lives.”
The HMIF Advanced Life Support ambulances will be the first dedicated vehicles for the Government Hospital in Thittagudi and the Primary Health Centre in Mangallur, and they will play an important role in responding to medical crises in Thittagudi, Mangallur, and adjacent villages.