The Penza region will create an emergency aircraft in the ambulance system

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotoreceptori ambulance. Archival photoThe Penza region will create an emergency aircraft in the ambulance system© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

Sanitary aviation will be established in 2019 in the system of emergency medical care in the Penza region, the press service of the regional Governor.

According to the press service, Deputy health Minister Tatyana Yakovleva and the Governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev on Friday in Penza visited the Central substation of emergency medical care, where in the process of discussing ways to improve the emergency medical services of the region agreed to start in the region of the project for the development of sanitary aviation. According to the Deputy Minister, in many regions of the Russian Federation on the basis of the national system of Rostec already operates air ambulances.

«In the Penza region is ready modern base – single control center. Let’s make here the base point for the helicopters, and you have in addition to «fast» cars will be even and aviation», — quotes the official press service of the Governor.

Press service with reference to Yakovlev said that the aviation in the ambulance system of the region will be created in 2019.

The Governor, in his turn, noted the importance of this project for the residents of the Penza region. «Its implementation will allow to provide emergency care to critically ill patients with stroke, heart attack, promptly deliver from areas in the regional center patients with various complications during childbirth, to quickly evacuate the injured from a road accident place», — quotes the words Belozertseva in the message.

«Given the high accident rate of the Federal highway M-5, Penza region development of the aircraft is necessary. This will give us the ability to more quickly save in case of emergency, people’s lives,» — said the head of the region.