Medical aviation in Kazakhstan carried over 2,000 flights for 11 months of 2015

Medical
aviation in Kazakhstan has
carried out over 2,000 flights for Jan-Nov 2015 period, according to the
Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

According
to the Ministry, 2,020 sorties took place for 11 months of 2015 to provide
medical services by the teams of the Republican Medical Aviation Center. As compared to the
same period last year, the number of flights was increased by 281, or by more
than 14%.

In total,
as regards the considering period, medical aviation experts have provided 2,539
medical services, including 1,962 transportation of patients, 441 consultations
and 136 surgical operations.

In
this regards there have been 557 sorties in Astana, 205 in Almaty, 1,244 in regions and 14 interregional
missions.

In
addition, 10 missions have been carried out during this period to transport the
citizens of Kazakhstanwho were in foreign clinics, to medical organizations in Astana and Almaty for
the continuation of their treatment. Thus, there were two flights from Bangkok, Thailand,
and Seoul, South
Korea
, and one flight each from Beijing (China), Omsk,
Yekaterinburg (Russian Federation), Cologne (Germany), Kiev (Ukraine),
and Bali Island (Indonesia).

Mobile
air ambulance provided medical aid to patients on such nosology, as the
pathology of childhood trauma, accidents and poisoning, cardiovascular
diseases, diseases of newborns and other diseases.

At the
same time, air ambulance has provided medical aid to 234 victims of car accidents
for 11 months of 2015. For comparison, during the same period last year,
medical care was provided to 171 victims of car accidents.

“Every
year, a number of flights operating by air ambulance crews grows in Kazakhstan,
thus indicating the availability of a highly skilled emergency, specialized and
highly specialized medical assistance to victims in remote regions of the
country”, the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of
Kazakhstan stressed.

Source – http://ca-news.org/

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