Rahat Hossain is a social entrepreneur and business development manager at Ayat Education, from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He works on innovative health care training and the implementation of nursing colleges in Dhaka. He is also working on his next health care start-up to improve emergency medical care.
“It is my aspiration in life is to make sure that the next generations will be provided with an adequate health care system and up to date emergency protocols, affordable and applicable to all” – says Rahat.
During the last four years, Rahat has been working with his team at the front lines in emergency cases, treating patients and coordinate the First Aiders in bigger emergency events. He has conducted over 60 training sessions for first aiders and health care consulting, working not only in Dhaka but also in rural areas of Bangladesh like Cox’s Bazar and Rohingya.
With the overall goal to eventually integrate all privately-run ambulances into the EmX dispatching system. EmX is an online app that locates and connects patients to the nearest ambulance, whilst at the same time ambulances obtain information about the patient and type of emergency. EmX’s mission is to serve 5,000-6,000 calls on a monthly basis for ambulances in Bangladesh.