DRIP & IRISH Teams from NASC, PHECC Visits Pakistan
A) Paid tribute to DR.ABDUL SATTAR EDHI & EDHI AMBULANCE
“EDHI AMBULANCE SERVICES SCHOOL PAKISTAN” LAUNCHED by DRIP & IRISH team ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2010 AFFILIATED WITH NATIONAL AMBULANCE SERVICES COLLEGE DUBLIN-IRELAND.
It is a Joint project of DRIP-PHECC-NASC & EDHI Foundation
Inauguration ceremony was attended by Dr Abdul Sattar Edhi, Dr Geoff King, Director Pre-hospital /Hospital Emergency Care Council Ireland, Mr. Mac Hughes Director National Ambulance Services School Dublin, Dr Khurram Shahzad Gen Sec DRIP Ireland, DG Rescue Punjab Dr Rizwan Naseer, Dr Mubashar Malik V.C. University of Health Sciences Lahore, Col. Javed Iqbal Administrator UHS, Prof. Shaukat Mahmood, Registrar King Edward Medical University Lahore, Medical Core Punjab Rangers and members of the DRIP Faculty in Pakistan.
This is one of its own unique project in Southeast Asia. Edhi Ambulance Services is already recorded in Guinness Book Of World Record as the Largest Ambulance service run by a charity. Ambulance School courses will be accredited locally by the University of Health Sciences Lahore, Punjab.
CFR EFR INSTRUCTORS & PROVIDERS TRAININGS WILL BE PART OF MEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTIES AS AGRRED BY UHS LAHORE. A DIRCTOR WILL BE ISSUED SOON
D.R.I.P.-NASC-PHECC recommended trainings will be mandatory part of 2011 final OSCE exam stations No participant will be allowed to get the degree until produce certificate of clearance of training in
Basic Life Support courses recommended;
Cardiac First Responder-CFR
Emergency First Responder
Paediatric Life Support
During this visit to Pakistan DRIP also conducted CFR , EFR Instructors & Providers training. Nearly 90 participants of different faculties from all Provinces of Pakistan and AJ&K were trained from 27th Nov till 3rd December 2010.
Some Snapshots of the Events
In pictures prominent:
Mr. Abdul Sattar Edhi
Director PHECC – Dr. Geoff King
Director NASC/Visiting Director Edhi Ambulance School – Mr. Macartan Hughes
Director Ambulance School – Mr. Faisal Edhi
General Secretary DRIP- Dr. R K Shahzad
Director General Rescue 1122- Dr. Rizwan Naseer
Vice Chancellor University Health Sciences – Professor Mubashir Malik
Administrator UHS- Col Javed Iqbal
King Edward Medical University – Prof Shaukat Mahmood Registrar
All Pakistan faculty – ILEM & DRIP
Participants -Trained from
All Pakistan and AJ&K ILEM Faculty
Pakistan Rangers Medical Core
University Health Sciences (UHS)
Civil Defense Pakistan
B) MOU SIGNED FOR CAPACITY BUILDINGS WITH
King Edward University
Sheikh Zayed Hospital Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute
10 SHAMROCK HOUSES HANDED OVER TO VICTIMS OF FLOOD IN BASTI SARDAR
40 More Houses will be ready to hand over by mid December 2010.
For details check website www.dripireland.org and partners of project www.punjabrangers-apnaghar.com
3 Containers Relief goods from Ireland arrived Pakistan and will be distributed in next few weeks.