November 25th, 2011
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Medical helpline service for Shabrimala devotee’s

shabarimalaThiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Medical Service Corporation Limited in association with Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd has launched a 24×7 medical helpline service exclusively for Shabrimala pilgrims. The helpline centre would provide support in Malayalam, Tamil and English. The service shall be provided till January 21, 2012.

If  a pilgrim seeking medical help calls the short code 1298 from any mobile or landline number, the call shall be directed to the call centre personnel who shall provide all assistance. The piligrims can avail medical service information, medical aids and can gain access to fully- equipped Advanced Life Support Ambulance.

Twelve advanced life supporting ambulances with Pilot and Emergency Medical Technician have been stationed at nine different locations within the vicinity of  Shabarimala and the call centre would immediately activate the nearest ambulance for any kind of emergency.

The Medical technicians would provide the patients with first aid and if necessary would carry the patients to the nearest hospital for further treatment.

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