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Ghana revealed to be using old and frail ambulances

The Ghana ambulance service has raised a red alert over the poor state of ambulances in the country.

 Ghana revealed to be using old and frail ambulances

Chief executive officer of the ambulance service, Prof. Ahmed Nuhu Zakaria revealed to the daily graphic that all 161 ambulances in Ghana have broken down.

“At any point in time, only about 60 of the ambulances are on the road, with the rest finding their way to workshops due to breakdowns,” he stated.

The NAS, established in 2004, is the emergency medical service system of the country dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent them from transporting themselves.

Source: graphic.com.gh

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