Saudi female doctors have launched an ambulance service with all female staff to serve women, according to Al Arabiya English.
A team of female doctors at a government hospital in Al-Khobar in the Eastern Province came up with the idea following the lifting of ban on women driving.
Dr Amal Al-Sulaibekh, one of the team members, said the idea was to channel their humanitarian efforts.
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Paramedics and drivers of the ambulance will respond to distress calls from women in the Eastern Province as part of a community service project aimed at giving women more privacy.
Al-Sulaibekh said working in emergency requires doctors to stay on call around the clock.
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