EMS World

The country’s EMS dates to the 1880s but is being reshaped by current challenges.
To them, there are no borders in EMS—only the shared mission to save lives.
EMS in Poland is enjoying an expanding scope and increased independence.
The driver injured 19 people after speeding through a crowd of shoppers, an attack police are calling deliberate.
Five students were killed when a train plowed through their school bus Thursday.
Hero Ambulance provides mostly free services to patients who are mostly children. 
As rescue operations continue in the devastated countries, the death toll surpasses 500 and thousands of others are injured.
Over 100 paramedics protested in the capital because of unsatisfactory working conditions and salaries.
Search and rescue teams from all over the world traveled to Mexico City to help find survivors trapped in the rubble since Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude earthquake.

A  7.1-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday leveled buildings, homes, and government centers across the city. At one partially flattened school, the hunt for dozens of missing children captivated the nation.

At least nine people have died, structural damage is extensive, and flooding coupled with 155mph winds has left the entire island without power.
An elite emergency response team comprised of paramedics, firefighters, search dogs and ER physicians are on standby waiting to deploy while nonprofits are raising money to help in relief efforts.
Dominica was hit by 155mph winds, causing flooding and structural damage, and is expected to grow stronger before hitting the Virgin Islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.

When a mother overdoses, what her son and husband need is emotional support 

Last Friday I was preparing for the sabbath when I received an emergency call from the United Hatzalah dispatch center alerting me to an unconscious patient on Rimon Street in Bnei Brak. I rushed out of my house and headed toward the emergency, arriving with a number of other volunteers who’d also received the alert.

The International Paramedic Registry seeks to guide EMS competencies across nations.