Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The Government of Mexico has delivered 30 fully equipped ambulances to the state of Quintana Roo. On Wednesday, Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa announced the Public Charity of the Government of Mexico delivery.
She reported that the 30 equipped ambulances, which cost around 57 million pesos, are equipped with advanced technology. She said the purpose of the addition is to strengthen the equipment of hospitals and facilitate the transfer of patients inside and outside the state.
“This year, in the context of the New Agreement for the Well-being and Development of Quintana Roo, we have knocked on doors and joined forces to give priority to what is truly important and the National Public Charity has been a great ally,” said Mara Lezama in the presence of Adrián Benítez Ruiz, the General Director of the institution.
She said the 30 ambulances will be distributed in the various municipalities for the timely care of citizens.
The Secretary of Health, Flavio Carlos Rosado, highlighted that this new vehicle fleet strengthens the equipment required to deal with medical emergency situations so that care is increasingly more efficient. He indicated that the most common transfers are at a distance of 380 kilometers from Chetumal to Cancun.