September 12, 2020 is the World First Aid Day. World First Aid Day is observed every year on the second Saturday of September. It aims to promote the importance of first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives. It was initiated by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)in 2000.
- To promote the importance of first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives.
- To raise public awareness of how first aid can save lives.
- To encouraging first aid training for all.
Important of First Aid
- First aid is the simple actions to save lives.
- First aid helps to assist an injured or ill person during a variety of emergency situations.
- Knowledge in First Aid benefits the individuals themselves regardless of whether an emergency affects them directly or involves people they live and work with.
- First Aid can and often lessens the severity of an emergency in a given time and place.
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