Sindh Integrated Emergency & Health Services (SIEHS-1122) has changed the landscape of emergency care in Pakistan and is the first state-of-the-art life-saving ambulance network providing round-the-clock pre-hospital emergency care in Sindh. With a fleet of 105 ambulances in Karachi, 10 in Thatta, 10 in Sujawal, 15 in Hyderabad, 15 in Larkana, 5 in Qambar Shahdad Kot, 11 ambulances in Sukkur, 10 in Ghotki, 5 in Shikarpur, 5 in Kandkot, 5 in Jacobabad, 17 ambulances in Mirpurkhas, 3 in Tando Muhammad Khan, 10 in Shaheed Benazirabad, 3 in Matiari, 4 in Khairpur and 5 ambulances in Badin this service is an ISO 9001:2015 certified ambulance service operating in Pakistan.
In line with the vision of bringing about systemic change in public service initiatives for the underserved, and scaling them through strategic partnerships, SIEHS, as a public-private arrangement with the Government of Sindh, SIEHS operates its services free of cost providing global standard quality health care to the people of Sindh. SIEHS is a vital link for people suffering from critical health issues as it provides the required pre-hospital emergency care, transporting the patient from their home to the hospital or place of accident to a proper health facility. Currently, these services are available in Karachi, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Hyderabad, Larkana, Qambar Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Kandkot, Jacobabad, Mirpurkhas, Tando Muhammad Khan, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Khairpur with plans to expand over the entire province.
Sindh Integrated Emergency & Health Services (SIEHS 1122) operates on international protocols such as the Medical Priority Dispatch System, (MPDS) equipped with the latest medical equipment, and life-saving drugs and staffed with trained paramedics. The service provides a tiered emergency response system with Basic Life Support Ambulances and Advanced Life Support Ambulances equipped with AED machines and cardiac monitors. In addition, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Ambulances are also equipped with ECG machines, a unique service currently available in Karachi, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Hyderabad, Larkana, Qambar Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Kandkot, Jacobabad, Mirpurkhas, Tando Muhammad Khan, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Khairpur
Operating through a Command and Control Centre powered with real-time tracking and a wireless communications network, the service aims to:
- Stabilize and transport patients from the site of injury or illness to healthcare facilities.
- Address common emergencies such as cardiac arrest, accidents, injuries, and obstetric emergencies.
- Reduce the incidence of loss of life due to inadequate emergency response