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.
39453193_2115169628749934_5260310321611931648_n In its continued efforts to train maximum members of public from different walks of life, the Indian Red Cross Society under the aegis of St. John Ambulance (India), NHQ, New Delhi have regularly been imparting First-Aid training all over the Country with the sole motto of minimizing the loss during any kind of medical emergencies. Mr. Dinesh Gupta, Honorary Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region informed that every year around 2000 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 17th August, 2018 at Red Cross Bhawan, Jammu were awarded the Provisional Certificates (of having successfully completed the training) by Shri Avinash Rai Khanna, National Vice-Chairman of the IRCS, New Delhi in the presence of Sh. Joginder Singh, SSP(T) Jammu, Sh. Shakti Pathak, SSP(T) NH, Sh. Mushtaq Choudhary, SP(T) Rural, Sh. Vikram Gujral, Sh. Surinder Mahajan, Sh. S.C. Bali, Dr. Ranbhushan Singh, Dr. Rajinder Thappa, Committee Members & R. Vijay Mangotra, Social activist.
In his address Shri Khanna emphasized on the very importance of the First-Aid training and quoted personal as well as experiences of others who being a trained First-aider could be helpful in saving precious lives. He said that everyone should acquire the knowledge of First-Aid and if we have trained work force of First-Aider, the mortality rate will also substantially reduce. Shri Khanna also 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 in front of whom daily accidents takes place and they can really be of a big help in saving precious lives. The training was imparted by Dr.T.R.Raina, Ex Prof.& HOD, Deptt. Of Blood Transfusion, GMCH, Dr. Ranbhushan Singh, Sr. Anesthetic and Disaster Management Preparedness Expert, Dr.Vikrant Sharma, Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rajinder Thappa, Sr. Consultant, Dr. Samriti, BLS & Master Trainer, Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup.Pharmacist and Miss Vironica Marwah, Field Officer.
IMG-20180810-WA0020 As a follow-up of Survey conducted by Red Cross Interns Ms.Kunika and Mr. Aushotosh Vashishta and based on the preliminary report submitted by them, a team of Red Crossers headed by Shri M.S.Rather, General Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, J&K State Branch accompanied by Shri Dinesh Gupta, Honorary Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region and Volunteers visited Migrants Camp at Talwara, District Reasi. They interacted personally with the children, women, youth and the elderly persons representing all sections/segments of the Society. Everyone present there expressed their common problems such as huge cracks developed in their shelters, no proper school building/proper dispensary building and facilities available to them. During interaction, it was observed by the Red Cross team that there were many children with one or the other medical problems for which a proper medical camp needs to be organised. They all were informed about various kinds of medical/educational schemes available for them also. They were informed that shortly with the help of District Administration, a medical camp with doctors of different specialities will be organised there and based on the final Survey Report of Red Cross Interns, other suitable steps in consultation with the local administration will be initiated soon. The Relief Items distributed among the campers were Taurplines, Blankets, sleeping mates (plastic), buckets and assorted clothes.