The HELP Appeal is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads
. Lesley has been shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Today Awards 2019, and is in the running for the Fundraiser of the Year category.
Interact Club spokesman Ngaire Hall said that providing the helipads
could help to save lives by cutting the time it takes to get patients medical help.
Jason Dennis, who has worked for the charity for 11 years, said: "Over 9,000 landings have already taken place at hospital helipads
funded by us - and we need to continue raising money to build more helipads
across the country."
, which was funded by the HELP Appeal and received its first patients on July 3 2017, means it now takes a matter of seconds to transfer some of the region's most seriously ill patients to the hospital's Major Trauma Centre, which is located adjacent to the helipad
In all 73 unserved or underserved airports and helipads
located in 19 states will be connected to 36 served airports through the second phase.
Raj told ANI on Sunday, "We are considering to make helipads
across the eight zones of the city for medical emergencies of common people.
"By coordinating with the army, you will specify where you want the helipads
, and we will execute your demands," Aoun said, during a ceremony at the Baabda Palace.
With the new helipads
, the ambulance part is unnecessary and the patient can be transferred in three minutes.
"With the operation of two new helipads
, the ambulance part will not be there.
will be used during emergency situations and medical evacuation operations, with the aim of trimming the response time to emergencies and crises.
Lahore -- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday ordered the district government to build at least 12 helipads
at various sites across the city in a bid to aid his monitoring visits to newly-setup Ramazan Bazaars across Lahore, local media quoting officials on Tuesday.