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Brief History

January 2009

In order to implement a national health policy and to achieve the goals of pre-hospital EMC development set in the policy documents, on February 1 an institution with direct administration “State Emergency Medical Service" was de jure established

December 2009

SEMS and Center of Emergency and Disaster Medicine are unified

July 2010

Legally and administratively unified SEMS (instead of 39 municipial prehospital EMC providers)

September 2010

Operational management Center is established (direct number ‘113’)

July 2011 and December 2012

Internationally certified quality management system introduced

2012 - 2013

Unified IT system for management of the ambulance teams (ERAF)