Monday, March 25, 2013

Gannavaram airport gets tele-medicine facility

Vijayawada: The Gannavaram Airport that serves the city, is now one of the few select ones that have an emergency-cum-first aid centre with Automatic External Defibrillator, with the formal inauguration of such a facility on the terminal building premises on Sunday.
The Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Registrar S. Babu Lal while inaugurating the First Aid Centre equipped with a tele-medicine facility put up by Dr. Ramesh Hospitals, said that this facility will come in handy for patients suffering heart attacks and with passenger traffic increasing this becomes essential. Reminding everyone of the incident in which a Belgian national had to be rushed from the Gannavaram Airport to the city last month for immediate angiogram, he complimented the hospital chief cardiologist P. Ramesh Babu for taking up the initiative to provide medicare free of cost with a trained doctor posted there.
25/03/13 The Hindu