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Ensuring Patient Safety in the Skies: Observing World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day, observed annually on 17 September, was established by the World Health Organization (WHO). It raises awareness about patient safety issues and promotes global efforts to enhance healthcare safety. It serves as a reminder that medical care should not only be effective but also safe, engaging, compassionate, and patient-centred.

Preparing for a Lifesaving Mission: Behind the Scenes with Universal Air Evac

Preparing for a Lifesaving Mission

When every second counts, Universal Air Evac is there, ready to provide critical air ambulance services to those in need. Behind our successful missions lies a meticulous preparation process that ensures the highest level of care and safety for our patients. 

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day

Universal Air Evac: Breaking Down Barriers For Women in Aviation on Women’s Day

Women in Aviation

As March dawns every year, the world spends a day celebrating International Women’s Day. This year, Universal Air Evac, an air ambulance company based in Lanseria, Johannesburg, marked the day accordingly.  On 6 March 2023, the company opened its doors to a select few young women, currently studying for their nursing degrees, to illustrate potential career options in air ambulance services.

Does All Travel Insurance Cover Air Ambulances?


When it comes to taking that much-needed holiday or travelling overseas for business, preparation is key. One of the most important parts of travelling to another country is travel insurance. But, like all insurance, it is one of those things that are not only begrudgingly bought, but highly misunderstood.

Top Safety Tips for International Holidays
Top Safety Tips for International Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and if you are planning on taking advantage of the December holidays to get away, we have a few tips for you. While travelling within our borders comes with its own considerations, if you are planning to start exploring internationally, you will need to put in a bit more prep time.

How to Activate an Air Ambulance: A Guideline to Get You the Help You Need

Activate and air ambulance

We don't like to think about illness or injury while we are travelling, but if you are taking a trip, an air ambulance offers a patient transport to a medical centre for treatment. These aircraft are equipped to provide emergency medical care on board and have become increasingly popular as the connective range has improved and access to remote areas.

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