Prague 13 handed over a check to the Rescue Service of the Samaritan Association of the Czech Republic
With a check worth fifty thousand, the town hall will help equip ambulance crews. Photo: P13
Prague 13 provided a subsidy to the Rescue Service of the Association of Samaritans of the Czech Republic – Prague West. With a check worth fifty thousand, the town hall will help equip the crews of ambulances, which provide, among other things, the transport of injured, sick or immobile Prague residents.
“The support of the non-state Samaritan rescue service, which also covers our part of the city, is very important. The health system is a key sector and that is why we decided to financially support this non-state organization. During covid, he also participates in antigen testing in many places in Prague and throughout the country. In this way, I would like to thank them from the bottom of my heart for their commitment and helping hand, not only here on the thirteenth street,” said Mayor David Vodrážka.
“The financial subsidy will be used as a contribution to the purchase of new rescue clothing for the members of the outbound groups for the transport of urgent care patients. Ambulance crews in cooperation with ZZS hl. m of Prague, providing transportation of mainly immobile patients,” remarked Milan Majer, director of the Hospital of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and added: “I greatly appreciate the successful cooperation with the Prague 13 district and I believe that we will continue it.”
Marta Mikulecká, financial director, and Petra Homolová, press spokesperson for the Rescue Service of the Samaritan Association of the Czech Republic – Prague West, accepted the gift from the hands of Mayor David Vodrážka.
The mission of the association is to help people in need, regardless of national, racial, religious, political or other affiliation with reference to the democratic and humanitarian tradition, based on the establishment of the first Czechoslovak Republic. The association provides, among other things, transport of the wounded, sick and parents in the territory of the capital. the city of Prague and in the territory of the Central Bohemian Region, permanent medical service at Václav Havel Prague International Airport and related medical activities, planned transport of patients under the professional supervision of a paramedic or doctor, from a lower type of hospital facility to a higher one.