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Review progress of Cares 1122
Islamabad: July 20, 2017

CARES 1122 of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) received 157 calls of different emergency nature during the first week of July, 2017. All calls were responded promptly and after providing first aid the victims of different incidents were shifted to nearest most medical facility.

Prompt emergency services save precious lives. CARES Service of MCI is efficient enough to tackle any emergency situation in the capital. For the first time Cares emergency service is being expanded to rural areas as well. At different selected locations with rush of people, cares offices have been established. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz expressed these views during a meeting held at CDA headquarters to review performance of CARES. Senior officer of MCI attended the meeting.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA Sheikh Anser Aziz was informed that most of the calls received during the first week of July, 2017 were related to Road Traffic Accidents which were 102 in number. These calls were received from the areas of Faisal Masjid Signal, Korang pull PSO Pump, Sohan Signal, F-11 Markaz to Margalla Chowk, zero point bridge, koray walay chowk dhokri, I-9 thana umer market, dhakhan stop G-9, 7th avenue G-6, Daman-e-Koh Signal, China Embassy near Quid-e-Azam University, Sohan Stop Highway, Mallpur stop, Army Depot Sihala, Golra Morr Chowk, near Quid-e-Azam Portrait Islamabad Express way, Nescom hospital, G-6 Bazar gate#02, Shell Pump Faisal Morr, near ITP Office Faizabad  and others.  

The meeting was further told that 23 calls regarding unconscious patients were also received during the said period from different areas of the city. These calls were received from the areas including Sohan Signal, G-13/2, Karachi Hotel Bhara Koh, F-6/2, Kiyani Road near Nayyar Hussain Bukhari House Bara Koh, Metro station near Kashmir Highway, G-6/2 near Masjid e Ibrahim, G-14/4. The patients were shifted to PIMS, CDA Hospital, Poly Clinic and other nearby medical facilities.

The Mayor of Islamabad was also told that calls regarding patients suffering from chest pain, heart problems, abdominal pain and other were also received during the said period. Moreover, CDA Cares 1122 also made special deployment of its vehicles at 04 different locations including Lakeview Park, Sunday Bazaar G-6 / H-9 and Judicial Academy H-8 and other areas on request of different departments to cope with any emergency situation.

Furthermore, different calls regarding heart emergency, breathing problems, kidney pains, electric shocks and other were also received during the above said period.