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Indian immigrants top list for ambulance service in Dubai

Indian immigrants top list for ambulance service in Dubai

SC VC   ¦    Jan 19, 2019 12:03:45 PM (IST)

 

Indian immigrants top list for ambulance service in Dubai-1

Dubai: A report published by Khaleej Times states that Indian immigrants topped the list for the most number of ambulance calls for various medical reasons.

The data was released by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services.

Indians topped the number of ambulance calls for different medical reasons at 26,389, followed by Pakistanis at 19,225, Egyptians at 8,218, Filipinos at 6,143, British at 4,814, Bangladeshis at 4,326, Saudi Arabians at 4,186, Iranians at 2,985 and Syrians at 2,800.

As many as 32,781 Emiratis needed ambulatory care in 2018, among whom 9,554 were heart patients and 1,905 gynaecological cases.

Different cases of injuries recorded were 58,342. Neurological cases stood at 23,335, respiratory disease cases were 8,927, other medical cases 81,094 and general cases 1,790.