Hyderabad: The Cyberabad commissioner of police, V.C Sajjanar, has sought the help of city hospitals to save lives under the 'SAVIOR' programme. He conducted a meeting on 2 April with SCSC officials, officials of certain major hospitals, and the Cyberabad traffic police officers to discuss the issue.
Senior officials from AIG, KIMS, SLG, Continental, Sunshine, and Medicover hospitals participated in the meeting.
Every year almost 800 to 850 people die in road accidents in Cyberabad. The Cyberabad police and the Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) launched project 'SAVIOR' (Saving Accident Victims on Road) with an aim to bring together all stakeholders to help save lives in road accidents.
As part of this programme, a training program has been started with the support of SCSC and CIHS (Care Institute of Health Sciences) wherein more than 300 police personnel and citizens who reside along the highways will be trained in basic first aid.
The initiative is now seeking the support of major hospitals in the city to provide advanced trauma care treatment to accident victims.
During Friday's meeting, all senior officials from the major hospitals in Cyberabad were urged to become part of this initiative to save lives. All hospitals have expressed their willingness to support this initiative on humanitarian grounds and said they will work together with the Cyberabad police and the SCSC.