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National Ambulance and Zayed Sports City Partnership ‘Up and Running’ at a Charity Race

Emergency medical support for the community throughout the day at 5 and 10km run Partnership to cover more than 100 events

16 Jan 2017

Abu Dhabi, 16 January 2017: As part of a new partnership, National Ambulance has provided onsite medical support for the ADCB Zayed Sports City 5 and 10km Run, the second event of the season, which took place last Friday, attracted a sell-out crowd of almost 1,000 people. As part of National Ambulance’s commitment to ensuring a safe experience for all, it deployed vehicles from its state-of-the-art fleet of ambulances, alongside highly trained clinical staff.

The community run is the latest event that forms part of National Ambulance’s partnership with Zayed Sports City. Signed in October, the partnership will see National Ambulance providing emergency medical support to at least 100 of the events held at Abu Dhabi’s leading destination for sports and entertainment.

National Ambulance Deputy CEO, Ahmed Saleh Al Hajeri, said: “National Ambulance is honoured to have been chosen by Zayed Sports City as its emergency medical partner. At National Ambulance, supporting the community in times of most need is our paramount objective. Our experienced and qualified personnel, along with the latest in emergency medical equipment, will be on hand, ready to serve the public.”

Barry Bremner, General Manager of Zayed Sports City, added: “We pride ourselves on developing partnerships that provide high quality experiences for everyone who comes to Zayed Sports City. National Ambulance’s commitment to supporting the community is a natural fit for us and we are excited to continue developing this relationship in the coming months.”

National Ambulance provides onsite emergency medical coverage and support across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and is the ambulance service provider in the Northern Emirates. This includes support for high profile events, such as F1, as well as onsite teams at Yas Marina Circuit and Abu Dhabi International Airport that provide constant emergency medical support.  National Ambulance also provides patient transfer services between medical facilities, including for patients who need to be moved from an airport for medical procedures.