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PH Embassy in Yangon Conducts First Aid Training Workshop

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Philippines Embassy in Yangon officers and staff with Myanmar Red Cross Society representatives Mr. Tun Lwin Oo and Dr. Khaing Thi Thi Oo after the First Aid

 

YANGON October 2019  — The Philippine Embassy in Yangon organized a two-day Basic First Aid lecture and training workshop on 07-08 October 2019 for Embassy personnel conducted by the Myanmar Red Cross Society.

Myanmar Red Cross Society representative Tun Lwin Oo discussed different types of first aid applications suited in various situations where the victim suffers from different types of injuries, such as bleeding, fractured bones, burns, choking, or is unconscious, or not breathing.

Embassy personnel also participated in practical exercises supervised by Tun Lwin Oo. In addition, the women were taught techniques on how to deal with and apply first aid to victims who are extremely heavy and of bigger size.

The participants were also taught how to give a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). END

 

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Myanmar Red Cross speaker Tun Lwin Oo shows Embassy personnel the essentials in a first aid kit

 

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Embassy women personnel practise basic first aid on an injured individual.