Theme: First aid
Ling Kwok found first aid really useful when her daughter was bleeding seriously after an accident. Ling, a Hong Kong Red Cross volunteer, was able to stay calm, stop the wound from bleeding, and monitor her daughter’s condition until the paramedics arrived.
World First Aid Day, on 9 September, is focused this year on the skills needed to prevent and respond to accidents in the home. Would you know what to do?
With the Bee Gees blaring through the speakers on a sunlit Saturday, the Netherlands Red Cross promoted first aid at the Amsterdam Canal Parade.
The Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS), with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), today launched the country’s first ever First Aid mobile application. The MRCS First Aid app contains information on everyday first aid scenarios, with tips on how to respond to emergencies ranging from burns and broken bones to asthma attacks.
Today Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are the major first aid provider in the world.1 This started at Solferino when first aid was given to the wounded soldiers, the sick and injured without discrimination.
Today Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are the major first aid provider in the world.1 This started at Solferino when first aid was given to the wounded soldiers, the sick and injured without discrimination. In the 21st century, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (International Federation) reaffirms its commitment to first aid within the changing context of global health.
More than 300 volunteers and staff from the Portuguese Red Cross are providing first aid, psychological support and emergency supplies to victims of devastating forest fires sweeping parts of the country.
Visitors to a ‘Night at the Museum’ event at Sechenov University have brushed up on life-saving skills as well as medical history with the Russian Red Cross in the country’s capital.
On 3 May, Red Crescent teams responded to a coal mine explosion in northern Iran in which dozens died
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