First Aid

Enhancing the knowledge of First Aid islandwide

Posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2016

22/04/2016 – Kandy, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Red Cross Society pioneers in First Aid in Sri Lanka continues to enhance the quality and knowledge of First Aid across the island. Accordingly a First Aid Instructor Refresher Training Course for 2016 began at the Rural Development Training & Research Institute (RDTRI), Pilimatalawa, in Kandy yesterday (21stApril 2016). 70

First Aid Training for Girl Guides Camp

Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

25/01/ 2014, Mannar, Sri Lanka – An Elementary First Aid Training was carried out for the Northern Province girls guide teachers on the 25th of January 2014 covering the whole syllabus required for a school First Aid Training. This was a “one day training” which began at 10.30 am and concluded at 5.30 pm.  Mr.

Challenges & solutions in aiding the vulnerable

Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012

08/09/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: On World First Aid Day, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society along with the Red Cross Red Crescent societies across the world still faces the same questions: if someone collapsed, how many people would know what to do? Would they be afraid to help because the law could hold them

Providing First Aid at one of Sri Lanka’s main religious festival

Posted on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

19/08/2012 – Mannar, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, Mannar Branch carrying out several humanitarian activities in the district level to fulfill timely needs of the community. Accordingly we are conducting a major First Aid service for Madu Church Festival devotees annually. Madhu church is one of the world-renowned religious located in Sri Lanka.

First aid for Independence in Ampara

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society’s Ampara Branch conducted a First Aid service for the Provincial Independence Day Celebrations held on the 4th of February 2012 at the main Public Grounds in Ampara.