Addis Ababa Gets First Ambulance Depot

ADDIS ABABA – City Administration of Addis Ababa has inaugurated a modern ambulance depot to enhance pre-hospital services in the capital.

The construction of the station, built inside Tulu Dimtu health Center, took a year to complete and cost 90 million Birr, according to the City’s press secretary Office.

Senior government officials including State Minister of Health Dr. Ayele Teshome and city’s health bureau head Dr. Yohannes Challa, attended the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.

The construction of the depot is part of government’s efforts to enhance the emergency and critical care and pre-hospital services in the capital and the nation at large, says the press secretary.

The depot is equipped with all the necessary facility and ambulances furnished with interior designs of high medical care significance.

Similar ambulance stations will be built in each of the sub cities in the capital, said Addis Ababa health bureau.