Guj roads safer in lockdown, saw avg 4,760 less accidents!

Published on April 14, 2020 Ahmedabad: Covid-19 has claimed 26 lives so far and has over 500 infected cases as on Monday evening in Gujarat. But amid the coronage, you might want to see a silver lining — EMRI 108 data shows that there has been reduction of an average of 238 cases of road … Continue reading Guj roads safer in lockdown, saw avg 4,760 less accidents!

Gujarat: Serving Covid-19 patients within a month of marriage

Published on April 10, 2020 AHMEDABAD: For Reshmabanu Mansuri, an emergency medical technician (EMT) with EMRI 108 ambulance, the day starts early. She, along with the ambulance pilot wait for any suspected cases of Covid-19 in western city parts. Her ambulance is designated as Covid-19 special that can’t ferry other patients. “We have to be … Continue reading Gujarat: Serving Covid-19 patients within a month of marriage

Abhayam helpline data analysis: Don’t harass thy neighbour

Published on February 12, 2020 AHMEDABAD: What does waste in an alley and suspected numbers on a husband’s phone have in common? Women from the city are calling the 181 Abhayam helpline to report both.  Analysis of statistics for the women’s helpline for 2018 and 2019 reveal that neighbourhood issues have seen the greatest increase, … Continue reading Abhayam helpline data analysis: Don’t harass thy neighbour

Fever helpline records 10-fold rise in calls

Published on March 22, 2020 Ahmedabad: At EMRI’s headquarters in Kathwada, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, time melts under artificial lights for the 30-odd call centre executives handling the 104 fever helpline round the clock. They face a barrage of calls, primarily related to COVID-19.“The average daily calls before Monday were close to 100. From … Continue reading Fever helpline records 10-fold rise in calls