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Just dial 108 for a mobile medical service in Assam.

Byline: ANI

Jorhat (Assam), Dec.4 (ANI): People in Assam can now hope to get a fast medical help during emergency since a special toll-free mobile medical emergency service has been made available to them here.

Besides having a trained Pilot and a skilled EMT See Efficient markets theory.  the special medical service, is equipped with the various latest equipments like Cardiac Monitor, cardiac defibrillator defibrillator, device that delivers an electrical shock to the heart in order to stop certain forms of rapid heart rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias). The shock changes a fibrillation to an organized rhythm or changes a very rapid and ineffective cardiac rhythm to a , Nebulizer nebulizer /neb·u·liz·er/ (neb´u-li?zer) atomizer; a device for throwing a spray.

, Ventilator, portable X-ray machine and all emergency drugs, that are not even available in various hospitals of the region.

'Mrityunjoy mobile emergency response service', will help the needy
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 during emergency, was launched recently in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi flagged off the first of its kind service in the north-east region in Jorhat recently. The medical service has made Assam the eighth State of the country offering such a facility.

'Mrityunjoy', the free mobile medical service in emergency will be available round-the-clock.

Accessible on a toll free number '108', the special medical service will provide a big solace to local residents during medical emergency.

Bhabha Goswami, one resident, said: "It will be benefit Assamese, especially the poor and the downtrodden down·trod·den  
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 during emergency. We do hope that it is a great step taken by the Assam government to benefit the general and poor people."

Sudeepta Goswami, one local resident, said: "It is nice to learn that if we dial 108, we'll get the facility at hand. It is a sophisticated ambulance equipped with all the required medical facilities along with one pilot and a technician who is also skilled."

The service would be fully active across the 27 districts of Assam Assam, a state of India, has currently (2007) twenty seven administrative districts.

A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by the Deputy Commissioner (DC), which combines the offices of the District Magistrate ultimately responsible for
 when all its 280 ambulances function from March 2009. By Vaschipem Kamondang (ANI)

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