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JAMMU: Avinash Rai Khanna, National Vice-Chairman of the IRCS, New Delhi, on Sunday emphasised that everyone should acquire the knowledge of first-aid and if we have trained work force of first-aid providers, the mortality rate will also substantially reduce.
Speaking at the programme organised by Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Khanna emphasised on the importance of first-aid training and quoted personal as well as experiences of others who being trained first-aid providers in saving precious lives.
Khanna appreciated the exemplary role being played by the Regional Red Cross, Jammu for training more and more members of public representing different sections of society more particularly for imparting training to the Traffic Police personnel who face accidents on daily basis and they can really be of a big help in saving precious lives.
Dinesh Gupta, Honourary Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region informed that every year around 2,000 new trainees are being added to the already trained work force in Jammu only and at national level number of such trainees may be in thousands.
Today, the current batch of 30 Traffic Police personnel who had undergone three days first-aid training which commenced on August 17, 2018 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu were awarded the Provisional Certificates (of having successfully completed the training) by Avinash Rai Khanna in the presence of Joginder Singh, SSP (T) Jammu, Shakti Pathak, SSP (T) NH, Mushtaq Choudhary, SP (T) Rural, Vikram Gujral, Surinder Mahajan, S.C Bali, Dr Ranbhushan Singh, Dr Rajinder Thappa, Committee Members and R. Vijay Mangotra, social activist.
The training was imparted by Dr T.R Raina, Ex Professor and HoD, Department of Blood Transfusion, GMCH, Dr Ranbhushan Singh, Senior Anesthetic and Disaster Management Preparedness Expert, Dr Vikrant Sharma, Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr Rajinder Thappa, Senior Consultant, Dr Samriti, BLS and Master Trainer, Kanchan Devi, Sup Pharmacist and Vironica Marwah, Field Officer.
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