Introduction to First Aid with Red Cross Movement

The founder of Red Cross was the first person who started a movement for First Aid, called International Committee of Red Cross in the year 1883 as the experience of war of Solferino in 1859 at Italy.

Red Cross Movement is world largest humanitarian voluntary organization who provide first aid and support people prevent human suffering since it formed 1883. So, Red Cross has 150 years experience providing first aid worldwide within its national societies of 187 countries.

Sri Lanka Red Cross Society was formed in Sri Lanka 1936 and It has about 75 years experience in providing first aid in sri lanka
First aid training and services are a major activity for Sri Lanka Red Cross Society since its inception. It employs a holistic approach to first aid meeting the physical and psychological need of the injured, their families and the volunteers themselves.