20 islands receive ambulances

The shipment of ambulances to be sent to local islands. (Photo/Health Ministry)

Health Ministry has delivered ambulances to 20 islands across Maldives. 

According to a Health Ministry official, the ambulances were sent on Saturday to the islands deemed to be in most need of the vehicles. 

The islands are: 

  • HA. Uligan 
  • HA. Filladhoo 
  • HDh. Makunudhoo 
  • HDh. Nolhivaram 
  • Sh. Foakaidhoo 
  • N. Miladhoo 
  • N. Henbadhoo 
  • R. Inguraidhoo 
  • Lh. Kurendhoo 
  • B. Thulhaadhoo 
  • K. Huraa 
  • ADh. Dhangethi 
  • F. Bilehdhoo 
  • Th. Madifushi 
  • L. Maavah 
  • GA. Gemanafushi 
  • Sh. Maroshi 
  • Th. Gaadhiffushi 
  • B. Kudarikilu 
  • AA. Thoddoo 

STO was contracted to procure 96 ambulances to improve the quality of health services in local islands back in May.  

Health Ministry has previously stated that 60 ambulances will be brought to Maldives before the end of this year.