Blood Donation Camp at Radisson Blu, Jammu DSCN9753DSCN9755 In contribution to its endeavor and unwavering commitment to serve the community, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region in collaboration with Blood Transfusion Department, Govt. Medical College Hospital, Jammu organized a Blood Donation Camp on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti i.e. 2nd Oct, 2018 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Jammu. A total number of 53 units were voluntarily donated by Sh. Chander Bhushan Singh, General Manager and the other staff members of the hotel. The camp was conducted in the very presence and with the active involvement of Ms. Neha, H.R. of the Hotel, Dr. Salvi, team of Blood Bank and Ms. Vironica Marwah, Field Officer of IRCS, Jammu Region and Sh. R.Vijay Magotra, Social activist.
IMG_11491 (1) To enhance the readiness and capability of personnel in dealing with unforeseen medical emergencies and from Disaster Preparedness prospective “WHAT TO DO & WHAT NOT TO DO”, a three days First-Aid Training Programme was organised by Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region at Govt. Degree College, Reasi under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), Regional Centre concluded today on 26th September, 2018. The training was conducted for the faculty as well as the students of the said college. Possible emergency cases involving First Aid Kit, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Transportation of Injured patient, disaster Management and providing First aid for cases like bleeding, shock, choking and Disaster Management. Main focus was on the Time Management say they were explained “HOW & WHY A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE.” Sh. S.P. Sarwat, principal Govt. Degree College, Reasi, inaugurated the camp and was coordinated by Mr. Sunil Mangotra. This kind of initiative taken by the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region was highly appreciated by the Principal, staff and all the student participants and they offered their full support . Theoretical and practical demonstrations were imparted by the Sr. Consultants namely, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, MD Anesthesia, 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. The training was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.
DSCN9696 Dr. T R Raina, vice president, National Chapter of ISBTI on the occasion enlightened the students on the myths and benefits of blood donation,” the statement said. A demonstration of relaxing techniques was also conducted for students to invigorate themselves during stressful situations. The statement further said after the interactive session blood donation camp began at around 10 am and continued up to 1 pm. A thorough medical check-up of potential donors was conducted. There was an enthusiastic participation not only by the students but also by the staff and faculty members, it reads.
DSCN9611 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.
EA5FEB19-E9A3-46FD-8F8B-E255F9B3A70C All the trainee participants were taught that in case of accidents and medical emergencies “what to do & what not to do” besides basic tit-bits.Mmain focus was on the time management say they were explained “HOW & WHY A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE.” they were also motivated to observe the standard traffic rules & regulations and to be a good citizen like. The training was imparted by a team of experts’ i.e.Dr. Rashmi Sharma Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, MD Anesthesia assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Supervisor Pharmacist. The exam was conducted by Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist. Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region briefed the participants about the functioning of Red Cross society and how they can also be of big help to others during any Medical emergencies/accidental victims and can save precious lives of others by applying the knowledge acquired during the training. He also appealed them all to be associated with red cross and share the benefits of having the first-aid training programme among their friends/relatives. 
EF381430-4C2E-4362-9D67-1CADC81817A3 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
IMG-20180906-WA0010 Life Insurance Corporation of India is celebrating its 62nd anniversary. As a part of celebrations, a blood donation camp was organized on 06.09.2018 at its Divisional Office Cell, Rail Head Complex. The event was organized by the Corporation in collaboration with Blood Transfusion Department GMC, Jammu and Red Cross Society, Jammu. Sh.Kapoor Singh, Sr. Divisional Manager, LIC thanked Dr. Nazia from Blood Bank, Sh.Dinesh Gupta Secretary Red Cross Society and their respective teams for making the event a success. The event saw active participation from the Officers, employees, Development Officers and Agents of the Corporation.
DSCN9593[1]VEHICLE DRIVERS CONCLUDES A four day’s Training Programme for Commercial vehicles drivers/ conductors commenced w.e.f. 4th Sep, 2018 concluded here today. All the trainee participants were taught that in case of accidents and medical emergencies “WHAT TO DO & WHAT NOT TO DO” besides basic tit-Bits. Main focus was on the Time Management say they were explained “HOW & WHY A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE.” They were also motivated to observe the standard Traffic Rules & Regulations and to be a good citizen like.
The Training was imparted by a team of experts i.e.Dr. Rashmi Sharma Medical officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Dr. Shelly Mahajan, MD Anesthesia and Dr. Rajinder Thappa, Sr. Consultant assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Supervisor Pharmacist. The exam was conducted by Dr. Kavita Nijhon, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu assisted by Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist.
Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region briefed the participants about the functioning of Red Cross Society and how they can also be of big help to others during any medical emergencies/accidental victims and can save precious lives of others by applying the knowledge acquired during the Training. He also appealed them all to be associated with Red Cross and share the benefits of having the First-Aid Training Programme among their friends/relatives.
IMG_20180829_144159 (1)40400286_290384624882601_4280556336397156352_n A 32-year-old Person Krishna s/o Rajeev resident of Madhubani Dist. Bihar was recently reunited with his family members with the help of Indian Red Cross Society Region Jammu. He was noticed by DC Reasi Mr. Prasanna Ramaswamy on roadside. He was suffering from some Psychiatric problem besides having minor injury. Mr. Prasanna discussed about that person with Secretary Indian Red Cross society Jammu Region Mr.Dinesh Gupta and the person was admitted to Narayana Hospital Katra, where he got First Aid and later he was shifted to Psychiatric hospital Jammu. Indian Red Cross Society Jammu Region arranged an Attendant namely Raj Kumar to take care of him. A volunteer namely Raj Kumar remained with the patient and took care of him. HOD Psychiatry department, Dr. Jagdish Thappa helped the patient fully for his speedy recovery. His treatment took about 2 weeks and during his treatment a nurse namely Akhtar-Ul-Nisha took care of the patient. She kept on interacting with the patient and tried to know about his identity and after her tremendous efforts and with the help of Red Cross Society He was able to find his identity and finally he met with his family and his Psychiatric condition is better now and is ready to move to his home.
IMG-20180825-WA0007 A four day’s Training Programme for Employees of Kandhari Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Samba, Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Jammu & Commercial vehicles drivers/ conductors commenced w.e.f. 20th Aug, 2018 concluded here today. All the trainee participants were taught about that in case of accidents and medical emergencies “WHAT TO DO & WHAT NOT TO DO” besides basic tit-Bits. Main focus was on the Time Management say they were explained “ HOW & WHY A STICH IN TIME SAVES NINE.” They were also motivated to observe the standard Traffic Rules & Regulations and to be a good citizen like. The Training was imparted by the Sr. Consultant namely Dr. Rajinder Thappa, assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Supervisor Pharmacist and Sh. Vijay Magotra, Social Activist. The exam was conducted by Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Medical Officer, Red Cross Dispensary, Jammu. Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region briefed the participants about the functioning of Red Cross Society and how they can also be of big help to others during any medical emergencies/accidental victims and can save precious lives of others by applying the knowledge acquired during the Training. He also appealed them all to be associated with Red Cross and share the benefits of having the First-Aid Training Programme among their friends/relatives.