Medical support and response
Survival through Effective Preparedness
At 10pm, a man fell into a campfire sustaining serious burns to the body. The camp were the incident occurred is located in a wilderness reserve and 17 hours by road from the nearest hospital, the local airstrips are also not equipped or capable of handling nighttime landings. The patient was unconscious, had a low blood pressure and was not breathing effectively.
Keeping staff and guests where they belong…
At 8 pm, a guest at a safari lodge was working to her room when she slipped and cut open her arm on a rock. The wound was deep and bleeding heavily.
Difficulties of Medical Evacuations
At 7pm, a guide was on a game drive in a wilderness area with guests. The guide was traversing uneven terrain and the vehicle rolled. The guide sustained multiple injuries, fracturing his arm, shoulder blades, ribs, pelvis, and leg.