ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Pakistan Red Crescent Society Managing Board has approved new strategic initiatives for the society.

These include plan to launch National Emergency Ambulance Service in an effective manner focused in areas where there is no Rescue 1122 Service available and along the proposed Pak China Economic Corridor.

Implementation of the drive Safe and Healthy Pakistan which is an integrated preventive health care programme and blood donation advocacy.

It will also launch a ‘Prisoners’ Blood Donation Programme’ with the technical help of its Blood Transfusion Centres for emergency blood collection in case of any major emergency or disaster.

Under the Road Safety Program PRCS would have one person in all major Teaching and District Headquarters hospitals for collection of information regarding trauma to find out the exact causes of road crashes in the country. 

The information would be used for advocacy to improve road safety laws, better enforcement and implementation of global road safety initiatives.