As Good Samaritans it our duty to learn CPR: K.G. Modi
During last two-and-a-half-months, at least two lives have been saved by public, who learned Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - courtesy various programmes of Heart Care Foundation of India.
About 50 people die every day in Delhi
of a cardiac illness and 5-6 lives should be saved every day if general public learns CPR. Heart Care Foundation of India
plans to train one lakh people within this year.
Over 1200 school children were trained in CPR which is based on the mantra – “within 10 minutes of sudden cardiac death (earlier the better) for the next 10 minutes (longer the better) compress the centre of the chest of the victim with a speed of 10 x 10 i.e. 100.”
Addressing a gathering at Modern Era Convent School, Janakpuri, where a CPR 10 Camp was conducted, K.G. Modi, Principal of the school said that as Good Samaritans, it is the duty of every teacher to learn CPR and in turn train parents and school children so that every child learns that CPR 10 training is not only for organization but also for each and every person and family.
Heart Care Foundation of India is the only national Not for profit NGO, on whose mega community health education events, Govt. of India has released two National commemorative stamps and one cancellation stamp, and who has conducted one to one training on” Hands only CPR” of 25409 people since 1st November 2012.