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Basic Life Support Teaching In Schools

CPR – or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest. Globally, cardiac arrest claims more lives than colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, influenza, pneumonia, auto accidents, HIV, firearms, and house fires combined. The location of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCA) most often occurs in homes/residences (70%), followed by public settings (18.8%), and nursing homes (11.2%). If performed immediately, CPR can double

Chennai Urologist Dr. K. Ramesh shares his experience as urologist in New Zealand

It was a privilege to be a urologist in New Zealand. Being in the most beautiful country on the planet was an unforgettable experience. Some people may think that I am lucky but I work hard to maintain my skills and knowledge and make sure patients are well cared for. I have been practicing as a urologist in New Zealand from October 2018 – March 2022. I served as a Consultant Urologist at Dunedin Hospital, a Otago university teaching hospital, urology

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It’s Time to Invest in young people’s wellbeing

New Prince’s Trust research reveals that young people fear for their emotional health more than ever before, as worries about the future, money and generally ‘not being good enough’ pile up on their generation. 61% of young people regularly feel stressed and more than a quarter go as far as to say they regularly feel hopeless Young people’s happiness and confidence in their emotional health have dropped to the lowest levels ever recorded Prince’s Trust chief executive, Nick Stace, calls on the government

Here’s all you need to know about POCSO act

A four-year-old girl has accused her class mate in a Delhi based school of sexually assaulting her twice, once with his fingers and second time with a sharpened pencil, when there was no teacher or Ayaah in the class. The police are carefully examining the legal provisions in the case as “the Indian Penal Code provides children below seven years of age certain protection against prosecution.” What is POCSO? The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 2012 was formed to

Organ Donation

What is Organ Donation? Organ donation refers to when a person allows his/her organ(s) to be removed, legally, with their consent while they are alive or with the consent of their next of kin if the donor is deceased. Organs can be donated either by living or deceased donor. Who are organ donors? There are two types of donors: living and deceased donors. Living donor – a healthy individual who is willing to donate an organ. Usually, living donors are over 18 years old


The Importance of Basic Life Support Training

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 17.7 million people died from cardiovascular disease in 2015, representing 31% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, an estimated 7.4 million were due to coronary heart disease and 6.7 million were due to stroke. The numbers do not lie, and with so many people around the world suffering from heart disease, it’s important to know what to do in the event of a cardiac or other life-threatening medical emergency. What is Basic Life Support Training? Basic