G20 summit: DHSK holds BLS training at Int’l airport

RIHFW Dhobhiwan conducts training course

Srinagar: On the directions of Director Health Services Kashmir, a team from the Regional Institute of Health and Family Welfare Dhobhiwan Thursday conducted a one-day training programme at Srinagar Airport, as part of preparations for the upcoming G20 summits.

The Basic Life Support programme was conducted on 16th March in the airport premises. 75 participants from airline staff, apron control, CISF and others attended.

The DHSK has plans to conduct more rounds of this training at the Airport as well as for other stakeholders during the coming days in order to cater to the training requirements of the staff of various agencies concerned with the conduct of G 20 events.

Dr Balwinder Singh and Dr Tajamul Rashid who are ICRC Certified, conducted the training.

Meanwhile, acting on the instructions of the Secretary Health and Medical Education Department, and as part of the implementation of the plan to train Traffic Police Personnel in Basic Life support, RIHFW Dhobhiwan, conducted a one-day training course today.

This is the fourth batch from the Traffic Police Department that attended the training at the Kashmir Skills & Simulation Centre at the RIHFW.

Director Health Services, Kashmir had previously stressed the need for expanding the first responder training especially in outreach sessions for non health department responders, for the larger benefit of the society wherein during any exigency the first responders can play an important life in saving precious lives.

A total of 20 participants took part and the training.

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