Emergency Medical Services Organisations – Mapping
Ambulance Victoria (AV) aims to improve the health of the community by providing high quality pre-hospital care and medical transport. AV provides emergency medical response to more than 5.8 million people in an area of more than 227,000 square kilometers.
Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Austria was founded in 1974 as a classic rescue organization. At that time, the Johanniter in Vienna started with a patient ambulance and a handful of dedicated volunteers. Today the Johanniter are active in different social areas in Vienna, Tyrol, Carinthia and Lower Austria. The services of Johanniter have become indispensable in the health system. They provide security for older and needy people and help in emergency situations.
With around 8,300 full-time employees and more than 73,000 volunteers, Austrian Red Cross is one of the largest humanitarian movements in the world.
The tasks of the Austrian Red Cross include: ambulance service, health and social services, blood donation, disaster relief and development cooperation, as well as education and training.
Wiener Berufsrettung is the largest rescue organization in the federal capital of Vienna. It is responsible for the majority of medical emergencies. It fulfills the state law mandate to organize and carry out rescue operations in the city of Vienna.
The board of trustees Wiener Pensionisten-Wohnhäuser was founded in 1960 by resolution of the Vienna Municipal Council. Today, the non-profit fund is the largest provider of senior care services in Austria.
Austrian Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund specializes in all aspects of education and training in the areas of first aid, rescue and emergency medicine, disaster relief and health, care and social affairs.
In Fortuna houses older people can enjoy life actively thanks to the security and comfort of state-of-the-art equipped retirement homes, as well as the team of experts.
The MALTESER have more than 2,000 volunteers in Austria. They look after disabled, sick and lonely people, support people affected by HIV and accompany people with diabetes. They give impulses to and support young people through spiritual activities. In addition, MALTESER offers rescue and patient transport services, ambulances and first aid courses.
The Austrian Green Cross a competent health and rescue company which is specialized in the transport of patients in critical state. It also aims at assisting people, communities and institutions for the defense of human rights, protection of the environment, community development and preservation of local traditional values.
A benchmark player in the field of humanitarian action, the Belgian Red Cross is fighting every moment to reduce human suffering and prevent humanitarian crises. The mission of the organization is to prevent medico-psycho-social crises and help solve them through education and training, to fight against isolation and marginalization by strengthening social bonds between people and to encourage tolerance by respecting the cultural diversity in our society.
The Wit-Gele Kruis is a home nursing organization that is organized on a provincial basis with an umbrella federation.
The Bulgarian Red Cross is a humanitarian volunteer organization, working according to its Statutes and the principles of the International Red Cross Movement, committed to providing support to vulnerable people victims of crisis and disasters in order to improve their life and dignity and relieve their suffering.
The organization “Srce” was established by the City of Sveti Ivan Zelina, Zagreb County and the local communities in northwestern Croatia. The mission of the organization is to help children with disabilities and their families to participate in all aspects of the community life by strengthening the principles of equality and dignity.
Palata Home provides comprehensive service to people with visual impairments, who, because of the loss of self-sufficiency, cannot or do not want to live in their homes.
The Czech Red Cross (ČČK), based in Prague is a humanitarian company operating throughout the Czech Republic. It commits to civil defense and population protection and provides assistance in the event of disasters and other emergencies. The organization provides medical, rescue, social and other humanitarian services and cooperates with health care providers.
Danish People’s Aid’s action core competencies are in the field of prevention and first aid work, voluntary social work and international cooperation.
The purpose of Johanniterhjaelpenis to help the sick and poor people. This is sought to be realized through volunteering, financial support and outreach activities. Since 2014, the association has supported projects initiated by others, including the tuberculosis project under “Morning café for the homeless” in the NV neighborhood of Copenhagen and the Children’s Council of St. Petri Sogn’s children in Bulgaria.
The Hellenic Red Cross is committed to the international humanitarian principles and to volunteering with humanitarian aid. The main goals and objectives of the Hellenic Red Cross are:
– In times of war: assisting in the work of the Military Health Service, nursing the wounded, protecting prisoners, civilians and war victims.
– In times of peace: helping and supporting victims of natural disasters and epidemics
First Aid Ambulance has invested in the market for sophisticated ambulances that are well-equipped for every urgent and intensive care need. Within the framework of Emergency Pre-hospital Medicine (EPM), the company has created fully equipped ambulance with high standard mobile units, suitable for any medical situation.
The primary goal of Epeigonta is to provide high quality primary care in the patient’s home, to diagnose and immediately treat the sudden or chronic health problem so that the patient can avoid unnecessary hospital admissions.
The Pubbliche Assistenze association devotes its efforts to activities such as emergency medical rescue, disaster relief, support programs for the disadvantaged, and the popularization of civil rights and public health awareness.
ARES 118 represents a national reference point for emergency health services and has developed a “know-how”, in terms of flexible organizational and management models and is able to adapt to the different contexts of reference. ARES 118 implements its “mission” through the following main lines of activity:
– management of the health alarm phase;
– extra-hospital response to health emergencies
– transport of blood, organs and surgical teams;
– liaison with the activities carried out by general care practitioners
Among the primary purposes of SEMES is to promote the establishment of specialty of Emergency and Emergency Medicine (MUE), as well as its development, in accordance with the legal provisions established for this purpose.
The Spanish Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers who help people overcome acute or chronic situations that endanger their lives, who are at risk of poverty and exclusion so they have the necessary opportunities and resources to participate in economic, social and cultural life. The organization’s mission includes also the promotion of equal opportunities, active participation and contribution to the fight against discrimination. The Spanish Red Cross offers emergency humanitarian aid, disaster preparedness and mitigation and technical assistance to specialized centers.
The Izmir Fire Department trains firefighters for all kinds of risks (fire, earthquake, flood, traffic accidents, etc.).The organization responsibilities include also preventive activities for natural and man-made disasters. On the disposal of the organization there are 117 fire trucks in various tonnages, 48 laddered fire trucks, 17 laddered vehicles, 15 15-tons of water support fire trucks, 54 56-meters foam towers, 90 104-meters laddered vehicles for rescue from high buildings and intervention to the fire, 2 fire trucks for industrial fires, 7 fully equipped rescue vehicles, 3 ambulance, 34 AKS rescue and emergency health intervention trucks, 10 ATV, motorcycle and 34 various service vehicles
S.O.S Air was established in 1993 to deliver air ambulance services. Since 1996 the company provides also land and sea ambulance services, infirmary service, assistant service and first aid services.
Marmara Ambulance offers world-class services in accordance with national and international legal regulations. Marmara Ambulance offers fast, reliable, high quality ambulance, sea and air patient transfer, medical consultancy service, home doctor service, home patient care service and mobile check-up service.
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