To make more and more members of public aware about the basics of First- Aid, a Four days training which began on 10th Sept., 2018 for the families of Army personnel’s at 26 Inf. Div. Satwari Cantt., Jammu under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre concluded today on 13th Sept., 2018.

In addition, a Special Interactive session to the families of the Army personnel’s on Immediate First Aid which included First Aid Kit, Management of Medical Emergencies, Disaster Management, Transportation of Injured Patients, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) etc. was also held which was highly appreciated.

Capt. Anurag (Medical Officer) Domana, Jammu also visited the camp and interacted with the trainee participants.

The programme was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region. The Army Officers said it is a very good initiative of the Indian Red Cross Society and offered their full support in such like activities for the benefit of the Army personnel’s as well as civilians.

Theoretical and practical demonstrations were imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely , Dr. Rajinder Thappa, Sr. Consultant, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, MD Anaesthesia, Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi Sup. Pharmacist and Ms. Vironica Marwah, Field officer. The exam was conducted by Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.