City of Windhoek increases the rates for its ambulance services with 5, 6 per cent

The City of Windhoek has increased the rates for its ambulance services with 5,6 per cent, whereas that of the fire brigade increased overall with 10 per cent.

CoW Corporate Communication Officer, Lydia Amutenya in a media statement yesterday highlighted that the basic life support service in urban areas for non-medical aid fund patients, for up to 45 minutes has increased from N.dollars 1 180 to N.dollars 1 246 and N.dollars 1 632 for up to 60 minutes.

This amount however doubles for every 15 minutes thereafter.

Non-medical aid fund patients who utilises ambulances for intermediate life support in urban areas will foot a bill of N.dollars 1 661 for up to 45 minutes.

Patients who belong to a medical aid fund will pay N.dollars 1 314 for up to 45 minutes of using the ambulance services in terms of basic life support in urban areas and for up to 60 minutes it costs N.dollars 1 720.

All the fire brigade services have increased with 10 per cent including the firefighter or personnel member performing official duties, whose rates increased from N.dollars 185 to N.dollars 204.

Source: Namibia Press Agency