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Teaching the masses CPR

In response to a Straits Times reader on conducting CPR training in schools, Programme Director Dr Jade Kua shares with readers on what students in Primary and Secondary schools have been exposed to.

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[Source: Straits Times]

Dare to Dream

Five years ago, my team & I had a dream, to vastly improve survival of victims of cardiac arrest by teaching bystanders how to do community CPR and how to use an AED. We wanted our programme, DARE (Dispatcher-Assisted First REsponder), to be more than an educational curriculum but a social movement with a seismic change in knowledge, attitudes and practices, in Singapore and perhaps, Asia.

Last night, I found some old photographs of my team, from 2014, 2016 and 2017 and considered how far we’ve come from an intangible wisp of an idea to a boldly fleshed out national campaign, mobile app and children’s book, all poised to be launched this Saturday, 26th May 2018. [Read on…]

SGH doctor provides medical aid for Nepalese women

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Source: Tamil Murasu

Simplified CPR can also save lives

Simplified CPR does not require mouth-to-mouth ventilations and is just as effective in helping to save cardiac arrest victims’ lives. Anyone can learn this life-saving skill, through the DARE Programme, in just 1 hour! Sign up for a free DARE training today!

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  1. Zaobao
  2. Zaobao Online
  3. Wanbao

Anyone can use an AED

In a recent Straits Times article dated 26 September 2017, it was noted in the article that to use an AED, certification is required.

We have helped to clarify that Anyone can use an AED on a cardiac arrest victim. Remember to call 995 and stay on the line with the 995 specialist.

#daretosaveaheart

Increased effectiveness in saving lives – CPRcard

The CPRcard is a credit-card sized device that is used on a cardiac arrest victim while perform chest compression. With the handy CPRcard in tow, saving lives could be more effective….[read on more about the CPRcard]

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  1. Straits Times Online(1)
  2. Straits Times Online (2)
  3. Today Online (1)
  4. Today Online (2)
  5. Shin Min
  6. Zaobao
  7. Wanbao
  8. Berita Harian
  9. Singapore Health

Free CPR+AED training

There are over 1,800 cardiac arrest cases in Singapore annually. For every minute that passes, the chances of survival decreases by 7-10%. [Read on…]

[Source: Lianhe Zaobao]

DARE-ing the young to save life

The Ministry of Health’s (MOH) Unit for Pre-hospital Emergency Care (UPEC) has rolled out a new training programme called the Dispatcher-Assisted first Responder (DARE). In only six steps, it teaches participants how to help save lives when faced with a cardiac arrest. With its simple techniques, DARE is easy to learn and remember, even for young children. [Read on…]

[Source: Tomorrow’s Medicine]