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Московская скорая медицинская помощь. Хроника основных событий.

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The Moscow Ambulanсe Service

100 YEARS IN SERVICE

Chronical of main events

Today The Moscow Ambulance Service is the largest and most eficient working organisation in Russia and Europe

In 18-th of July 1919 a meeting of the Board of Medical and Sanitary Department of the Moscow Council of Workers' deputies took place. The Board accepted the proposal of a well known doctor Vladmir Petrovich Pomortsov (1882-1936) to establish in one of Moscow’s hospitals an ambulance station. Mr. Pomortsov was appointed as its first Chief Doctor. He leaded the service from august 1919 till august 1920.


The Moscow Ambulance Service was oficialy opened in 15 of October 1919

The 1-st of January 1923 the service was headed by Alexander Sergeevich Puchkov (1887-1952). He established the bases and principles of how the modern ambulance service should work. Those revolutionary ideas and principles are still relevant today.


1919 – 1 AMBULANCE TEAM
1926 – 3 AMBULANCE TEAMS
1927 – 4 AMBULANCE TEAMS
1930 – 5 AMBULANCE TEAMS

During the funeral of V.I. Lenin, January the 27-th was the first official day of duty of the Moscow Ambulance Service. Later on and till this day the Service is giving medical support to mass events such as demonstrations and military parades on The Red Square, air festivals, sports competitions, etc.



In the 16-th of February Moscow Ambulance Service (MAS) opened its first night emergency room. And in the 20-th of February MAS opened its night emergency psychiatric room. In the 1-st of November 1930 the first ambulance substation was opened. In the 7-th of November 1933 two more substations were opened.


And in the 20-th of February MAS opened its night emergency psychiatric room.


In the 1-st of November 1930 the first ambulance substation was opened.


In the 7-th of November 1933 two more substations were opened.



In March 1935 on the initiative of MAS the 1-st all-Russian meeting on the organization of emergency medical care in cities and industrial centers of the Soviet Union was held. Many vital questions were discussed.


In June 1940 MAS was separated from the Institute of Emergency Medical Care Sklifosovsky and became an independent institution with its own budget and infrastructure.



During the II World War 283 MAS specialists were commissioned to the Red Army and joined the front.


Emergency stations were included in the medical and sanitary services of the local anti-aircraft defense system. 185 employees of MAS for their professionalism and courage were awarded with the medal "For the defense of Moscow”.



Today the Moscow Ambulance Service is the largest and most efficient working health organization in Russia. It is the largest in Europe, too.

IN 2020:
60 substations, 107 ambulance posts, over 11000 employees