Health Days 2020

World First Aid Day

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) believes that first aid should be accessible to all and should also be an integral part of a wider developmental approach. The IFRC launched the World First Aid Day in 2000, and each year the day is celebrated on the second day of September. 

  • In one year alone, 475,000 Americans die from a cardiac arrest.
  •  About 350,000 cardiac arrests happen outside of hospitals each year.
  •  55% of workers cannot get first aid in the workplace.
  • If training is available, it's often either CPR or first aid, not both.
  • Raising awareness of how first aid can save lives.
  • Encouraging first aid training for all community members.
  • Raising awareness about the most importance home and outdoor accidents and required first aid.
  • Introducing the bodies providing accredited first aid courses.  

Official Date:
Globally: September 12th, 2020.
Locally: Muharram 24th, 1442H.


Last Update : 17 June 2020 01:26 PM
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