Ambulances deployed along major routes

The Ministry of Health through the Uganda National Ambulance service has deployed ambulances along major routes leading in and out of Kampala to offer safe transportation to health facilities at no cost in case of any eventualities that may occur during the festive season.

According to the Ministry’s spokesperson Vivian Sserwanja, the festive season is characterized by accidents; emergency incidents inform of domestic violence, alcohol intoxication and many other forms of injuries.

The ambulances are strategically stationed at Buloba police post along Mityana road, Mukono police station along Jinja road, Bombo along Gulu highway, Kajjansi police station along Entebbe road and in the city center.

To access the services, the public will call the police toll free lines 999 or 122 who will then notify the ambulance staff to dispatch from the different stations to the emergency location.