GILGIT (PR): Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Gilgit-Baltistan organized a three-day advanced First Aid training for its senior volunteers, followed by plan to recruit and train one First Aid Trainer at every home.
The training was supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) through PRCS National headquarters Islamabad and was attended by 25 male and female volunteers.
“Pakistan Red Crescent Society is highly committed in providing basic health and First Aid facilities to maximum people of the country to deal with emergencies, hence for a series of training/workshops are being conducted at national and regional levels" said PRCS G-B Secretary Noor-ul-Ain while addressing closing ceremony of the training.
She said that the PRCS has started an emergency ambulance service along with a trained emergency response team which is being deployed when and where needed, just like they deployed a team during recent visit of Prime Minister to Gilgit.
Noor urged the youth of G-B to come forward and join hands with PRCS as registered volunteer and serve for the vulnerable segments of the society.
Published in Outpost on April 17, 2015