Theme: First aid
Mary Lewis is poised… It’s one of the first things that you notice about her, aside from other obvious physical characteristics like her bright, beautiful smile.
Panama/Geneva, October 20, 2018— Red Cross societies are providing medical care and support to thousands of people moving north through Central America. Red Cross volunteers report that many of the people they are supporting, a majority of whom are wom …
Marson Rosario is the Communication Officer at Micronesia Red Cross. This World First Aid Day, he is sharing is sharing his first aid story to encourage people to learn first aid to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries on the road.
Nights are the worst. You lie awake thinking about the life you had in Rakhine state in Myanmar, and the violence and fear that sent you running.
In a first aid emergency, would you know what to do? Take this quick quiz and find out.
A heroic high school student who stepped in to save the life of his physics teacher has hit the headlines in Israel.
The bikes are gifts from the Red Cross Society of China as part of the Volunteers on Wheels project, a global initiative involving the national society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Prudence Foundation, the regional community investment arm of Prudential Corporation Asia, together with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and National Geographic (NatGeo), today announced the launch of its SAFE STEPS First Aid programme. This is a first of its kind, pan-Asia programme to promote awareness and increase knowledge of first aid skills across the region.
Before moving to the Philippines in 2000 after marrying my beautiful wife, a pharmacist, I was working in the telecommunication industry back in my homeland in Sri Lanka. My wife decided to open up a small pharmacy in front of our house and one morning, while I was looking after the store, drinking tea, I saw a man walk by the store window, wearing the distinct red uniform of the Red Cross emergency response unit.
Around the world, almost 16,000 people die from preventable injuries every day. The statistics point to one important detail, that a basic knowledge of first aid is an important tool to help prevent deaths, and is especially crucial in a domestic environment and during disasters.