SARC – Aleppo always works on rehabilitating and qualifying its sub-branches in southern Aleppo in order to give the proper medical services to all affected people. SARC – Aleppo has lately opened a first aid center in Al-Safira area and trained 37 volunteers on advanced first aid. Moreover, Aleppo branch also trained 74 persons from the local community in Tal Aran and Al-Safira on principles of first aid.
Training and building capacities in first aid field is fundamental in SARC – Swaida Branch. 29 volunteers participated in a course of principles of first aid, which went on for four days from 07-06-2017 until 10-06-2017. The course included various topics, such as proper acting steps, handling bleeding, fractures, burns, CPR and other.
Qatana dispensary of SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch, which was established 4 years ago, managed to target approximately 27,000 cases with medical services through a professional medical team and high quality equipments. In its turn, the First Aid teams managed to transferre 16,000 cases to Rural Damascus and Damascus hospitals during the mentioned period. It is worth to mention that all SARC’s dispensaries provide the mentioned medical services for free.
Based on the humanitarian principles and the necessity to help affected people , the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch launched an Advanced first aid course lasted for eight days on 13-20/11/2016 volunteers attended the course which contain didactic lectures and practical training about varied topics such: fractures bleeding, wounds, turns, respiratory and cases transport. Session concluded with theoretical and practical exam.
The first aid teams in Syrian Arab Red Crescent Al Dumayr Sub Branch transferred 186 emergency cases to Damascus and Rural Damascus hospitals during Nov 2016, and received 2289 cases in the medical point in Al Dumayr town. Mentioning that these first aid services are free and can be accessed by visiting the first aid centers or call the following numbers: Jaramana first aid center: 0115640603/0952133133/0994133133 Ein Mnien first aid center: 0115847772/0115847774/0958099074 Al Dumayr first aid center: 0115828504 Al Kisweh first aid center: 0116927333 Qatana first aid center: 0958099062/0116892700