Emergency Medical Service EMS is operated by the SCDF and it can be reached

Emergency medical service ems is operated by the scdf

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Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is operated by the SCDF and it can be reached through three- digit dial ‘995’ . The 995 Operations Centre can also be reached through mobile application that SCDF provides in collaboration with iDA, which has been designed to increase survival rate from incidents such as out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. The application so-called myResponders has been launched recently in April 2015 which alerts users to nearby cases of suspected cardiac arrest, guiding them to respond before the SCDF arrives. Since the application was launched, there have been more than 2,000 downloads, although the number of registrations to become responders did not reach the similar level so far. mySCDF allows citizens to provide feedback to SCDF, instructions for use of fire extinguisher, how to perform CPR and AED, as well as access for SCDF annual reports. Other applications that allow the public with access to critical emergency information are ‘Biological Threats’, ‘Decontamination Procedures’, ‘Exposure to Biological Agents’, ‘Fire Safety’, and ‘If An Explosion Occurs’. Some e- services are also available on SCDF’s main website. These services include: i) online payment for SCDF’s services; ii) apply for courses at SCDF for public education programmes; iii) purchase fire and ambulance reports; and iv) SCDF facilities locator. Another major aspect of Smart Nation initiative that is on its way is tele-medicine. Singapore aim to promote the widespread use of wearable technologies such as fitness trackers, smart watches and even smart clothing which can monitor the well-being of a patient. The idea is not only to record of vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate and body temperature and but also transmit the data via Internet to designated healthcare professionals or family members. IDA established its plan for Smart Health-Assist pilot project in the Jurong Lake District in late 2015 to support the needs of the aging population of Singapore. It is designed to record data from user-friendly sensors in the houses of the elderly and the patients suffering from chronic diseases to be sent securely online to healthcare providers, allowing them to monitor individuals, receive alerts, and respond to any emergencies. As a small nation, Singapore has little land to collect and store rainwater. Water shortages is going to be a continuous challenge for Singapore with ever-increasing demand and therefore, Singapore had to be inspired to innovate and develop capabilities in the area. Under the Ministry of Environment Water Resources, there are two statutory boards, the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Public Utilities Board (PUB), the national water agency. NEA controls air and water pollution, handle waste management, promote energy efficiency, promote public hygiene, etc. while PUB deals with all matters regarding water in Singapore.
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