International SOS has renewed its medical transport accreditation credentials for its African rescue operator for another three years.
Air Rescue Africa is being certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems for the third straight time since starting air ambulance services in the region, International SOS said Wednesday.
Air Rescue Africa is provides air ambulance and medical evacuation services in the region, according to the release.
“CAMTS is considered to be one of the highest international standards of accreditation,” Steven Lunt, medical director for air ambulance services at Air Rescue Africa, said in welcoming the development.
“All of our staff, from flight crew to those working in medical and operations teams, have worked hard once again to demonstrate that we meet these stringent requirements.”
154 service providers are accredited by CAMTS, with Air Rescue Africa being the only provider with cerification outside North America and the UK.