International SOS and Airbus Helicopters join forces

International SOS is partnering with Airbus Helicopters to launch an emergency medical system improvement programme.

Estonia is the first country to adopt the new LifeSaver programe.

Nick Peters, president and CEO of government services, International SOS commented: “We, at International SOS, have 37 years of experience of putting people’s health and safety first and ensuring the best possible level and quality of care is being delivered to those who need it. Over the years much of work has included supporting governments and government agencies within diverse medical systems and cultures and this partnership with Airbus with the LifeSaver programme is an extension of this. We are delighted to be working with the government of Estonia, alongside Airbus, as we launch the LifeSaver programme in their country to enhance their EMS capabilities.”

Balkiz Sarihan, head of urban air mobility at Airbus, added: “LifeSaver is one of the ways how we as Airbus are working towards the next generation of emergency medical systems with International SOS and our existing network of operator partners and healthcare professionals. By working at the ecosystem level, we will be able to facilitate improvements in the rescue chain. Estonia brings the ideal launch environment as a country renowned for innovation, we are excited to develop this framework even further, by leveraging the country’s capabilities in the technology and digital domains.”

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