UK, India collaborate to improve India's road safety

New norms for road safety on NHs

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Programme for disaster preparedness launched in Nairobi

Paramedics to offer EMS to rural poor

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One person dies every 4 minutes in road accidents in India

50% emergency landings due to snags in Air India fleet

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RTO to launch three-month road safety campaign

Disaster medical skills part of CERT training | public safety notebook

New air ambulance service to launch soon

The landing of an emergency medical helicopter at Westgate Park Wednesday morning will signal the beginning of a new business venture in Dothan.

Waive off air ambulance service tax: Doctors to Centre

In order to reduce the cost of a heart transplant procedure, doctors of a Chennai-based hospital have approached the Union health ministry urging it to waive off taxes on air ambulance so that the emergency medical service becomes affordable.

Kochi hospitals gear up for air ambulance service

KOCHI: With health minister V S Sivakumar announcing that the air ambulance service will be operational within two months, hospitals in the city will have to look at various options to avail the facility for organ transplants.

One Touch Response App Is Your Personal Security Force For Those Unfortunate Emergency Situations

In a country like India where crime rate especially and ironically in the capital Delhi seems to show no signs of decreasing, there is a dire need of concrete safety measures and solutions.

BMTC Buses Lack Safety Equipment (The New Indian Express)

The first-aid kit must contain a tube of antiseptic cream, containing 0.5 per cent of Centrimide BP in a non-greasy base, sterilised gauze, waterproof ...

Universty introduces driving course to help reduce road accidents (Lusaka Times)

The University of Zambia has introduced a graduation programme to enable drivers become more competent to help reduce roadtraffic accidents. Zambia has in the recent past recorded horrific road

Training on psychosocial first-aid held for KP Police (The News International)

PESHAWAR: A three-day training on psychosocial first-aid was held for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police to equip them with essential skills required to ...

The five things parents wish they had known BEFORE they had kids (Lincolnshire Echo)

Coping with a lack of sleep and knowing what to do in a first aid situation are the top two skills most parents wish they had learnt before having a baby

Red Cross urged to support GES (GhanaWeb)

The camp would focus on training the youth in first aid and Ebola, and it is expected that they would share the information in the communities through ...

Air NZ to provide in-flight road safety tips (Otago Daily Times)

Passengers flying on Air New Zealand will soon get road safety tips before touching down on New Zealand soil. The airline has today announced the ...

1200 youth attend 'road safety' camp (Gulf Digital News)

THE Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) hosted around 1,200 participants of the Royal Academy of Police (RAP) summer camp to educate them about ...

120 students crash in Road Safety Week simulators (Toowoomba Chronicle)

Launching Road Safety Week with driving simulators at TAFE are Veronica Iovu, from Moldova, and Toowoomba PCYC officer-in-charge Sergeant

Inside the NWRA's Efforts to Increase Road Safety (waste360)

A recent spike in road accidents involving waste and recycling workers has ... Thesafety committee is driving what the priorities are, we develop the ...

Mail Says: We all have part to play in road safety (Burton Mail)

Now, in the modern age, which has seen roads become busier than ever and distractions become more present, it is vital that motorists take as much ...

Even as Bharat tries to spruce itself up and become Swachh, its Suraksha standards continue to hit new ghastly lows. On an average 16 people died on India’s deadly roads every hour, painting the country’s appalling reputation of being among the world’s riskiest countries in blood red.

In all 1.41 lakh people died in the year on our roads in 4.8 lakh crashes. both new records, underlining the fast declining standards of road safety and post-trauma emergency medical care in the country.

For every Indian, the celebration of June 21 as International Yoga Day should be a matter of particular pride. I say ‘particular’ because there are few concepts that are so traditionally Indian and yet as ubiquitously global as Yoga…a physical, mental and spiritual practice, evolved by sadhus and rishis over many centuries of penance that transcends time and geographies and stands as a universal metaphor for holistic well-being.


Isha Prasad was only 16 years old when suddenly a blood vessel snapped in her brain triggering a massive stroke and robbing her of her ability to walk, talk and hold up her head. In a story of remarkable recovery, Isha, now 18, is like a normal girl her age—able to walk, talk and hold her head high. And for the past six months, she has been doing yoga therapy as part of her rehabilitation. "It makes you feel good, like, happy, not tired," Isha said. More than a million people in India are felled by a stroke every year. And two thirds of them end up with some lasting disability or the other.

In a huge but seldom talked about national tragedy, around 300 Indian soldiers die every year in road accidents during peace time, according to a just published newspaper report. Further, the report says that the force has lost as many as 6500 of its fully trained men in accidents since the 1999 Kargil conflict, twice as many as its death toll in each of the 1962, 1965 and 1971 wars.


Caught up in nerve-jangling snarl ups ambulances wail in despair even as precious lives are lost in Bengaluru and cities across India. We have the worst road safety record in the world because of dysfunctional infrastructure and cultural indifference says Dr N K Venkataramanaa in an article published by The Times of India.

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Marking the World Ambulance Day, eminent neurosurgeon and Vice Chairman of the BGS-Global Hospitals, Bangalore, Dr N K Venkataramanaa announced the launch of the Golden Initiative, at a press conference on Jan 8.

The initiative is designed to ensure speedy, life-saving medical intervention for accident victims in the city regardless of their ability to pay. The survival of most trauma patients depends on the quality of medical care they get immediately after an accident.

Every year countless people die on our roads because of that extra New Year drink. Alcohol and driving make a deadly cocktail. Stay away from it, says leading neurosurgeon Dr N K Venkataramanaa in this blog


A critically ill 40-year-old man in Chennai lives on because of an incredible act of compassion of a bereaved family and the timely intervention of the BGS Global Hospitals backed by hospitals, police forces and airports in two cities.

In many ways, a city’s culture is a reflection of the collective mindset of its people. Though it might not always be obvious, the way a city looks, feels and functions is, in most cases, a physical manifestation of its mental attitude: countless neuronal-waves rendered into roads, parks, gardens, buildings and, most importantly, human conduct.