Lavanya Marla

Lavanya Marla is Assistant Professor of Transportation Systems, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Assistant Professor of Transportation Systems, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Emergency Services in Emerging Economies: Challenges and First Steps

BY LAVANYA MARLA, YISONG YUE, KAUSHIK KRISHNAN, RAMAYYA KRISHNAN AND SARANG DEO Centralised emergency medical services (EMS) systems such as the North American 9-1-1 calling service are relatively new to emerging economies. Despite high demand, their growth and effectiveness have been low due to insufficient resources and systemic inefficiencies. Given the unique challenges of the Indian setting, Professor Lavanya Marla and …

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