If you have an emergency in Jakarta, you can dial 1-1-8—Jakarta’s 911. But it’s iffy whether an ambulance will be able to get to you in time. In this city of 10 million people, over 1,000 died in traffic accidents in 2010 (2x as many as Seoul); thousands more died of heart…
Ambulances, Start Your Engines
August 14, 2018
Since the 2014 Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, donated ambulances have been sitting idle in a country with no emergency transport budget.
India's Ambulance Aggregators
July 25, 2017
A handful of startups in India are putting more private ambulances on the road in the hopes of delivering patients to hospitals faster.
April 12, 2017
Calling 911 for an ambulance can, in many US cities, get you a paramedic on a fire truck instead. That’s because fire departments often oversee both firefighters and the paramedics who work on ambulances, yet many departments have far fewer ambulances than fire trucks.