An Analytical Study of the Efforts of the Government Ambulance Service in Facing Disasters and Crises in the Gaza Strip in Palestine

Al Attar A. M. Mohammed, Al Attar A. M. Mohammed

Abstract


In Gaza Strip, they are several Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers that offer ambulance services and play an important role to maintain the forensic evidences at the incidents scenes. The research problem highlights the multiplicity of Ambulance services providers in Gaza Strip without the existence of protocols that clarify the main tasks of them or because not to apply of the understandings agreed upon in determining the terms of reference.The study aims to search the role of governmental EMS services in the delivery of ambulance services in the Gaza Strip during the earlier crises and emergency events.The importance of the study highlighted by strengthening the governmental role in providing the emergency medical service through the establishing governmental body for Medical Emergency Services in the Gaza Strip.The study will follow the descriptive analytical approach that describes the status of the EMS providers in the Gaza Strip and analyzes the database and statistics of the services.The study reached several results, the most important of which is that the efforts of the government ambulance are dispersed among several parties. This weakens the quality of services provided, and drains the already scare resources, and the best alternative is to establish a unified body specialized in Emergency Medical Service in Gaza Strip.


Keywords


Forensic Sciences, Emergency, Medical Service (EMS), Gaza Strip, Crises, Health.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26735/16586794.2018.038

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