Emergency in Mumbai? Dial 1298! Emergency in Mumbai? Dial 1298!
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Emergency in Mumbai? Dial 1298!

by shivraj santhakumar Aparna Wilder MacKenzie Fegan Erik Winkowski Lindsay Utz Morgan Currie Michael Schaubach

January 29, 2009
[
/youtube]Americans take 911 for granted, but in many developing nations a centralized emergency telephone number is unheard of. In Mumbai, a private ambulance company has stepped up to fill the void in emergency medical service. In a city where "ambulance" used to be synonymous with "hearse," Mumbai residents can now dial 1298 and receive emergency medical care priced on a sliding scale.LEARN MOREDial 1298 for Ambulance
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Emergency in Mumbai? Dial 1298!