Emergency medical services in Islamabad, Pakistan: a public-private partnership.

  title={Emergency medical services in Islamabad, Pakistan: a public-private partnership.},
  author={Moazzam Ali and Chiaki Miyoshi and Hiroshi Ushijima},
  journal={Public health},
  volume={120 1},
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the emergency medical services (EMS) based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Rescue-15 is an innovative EMS collaboration project between the police, the private sector and the community. METHODS Data from Rescue-15 were used for systems analysis. The institutional set-up, private-public partnership, client satisfaction and sustainability issues were examined. The access and efficiency of EMS were assessed in terms of ambulance response time… CONTINUE READING

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