|2nd Mass Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training at Quezon City hall|
March 6, 2017 (Monday) – Philippine Heart Association Inc., Philippine College of Cardiology in collaboration with the Local Government of Quezon City, Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Red Cross, and American Heart Association held their 2nd nationwide mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training at the Main Lobby of Quezon City Hall with the theme “Save a Life, Learn CPR”. This makes the Quezon City Government the first Local Government Unit an ally for this project.
Thousands of participant were able to complete the hands on training on CPR. These participants came from the various career paths such as the barangay tanods, emergency and response teams, police and other security staffs, local government personnel, educational facilitators and students, and civil organizations that range from ages 8 years old and above, one of the participants was Caferina Jacinto, 69 years old from Brgy. Bahay Toro. Certificates were given to all who have completed this life saving training.
Caferina Jacinto, 69 years old from Brgy. Bahay Toro. She is an employee of Brgy. Bahay Toro health center in TB DOTS.
This activity is set to mark the implementation of RA 10871 or the CPR Law where it will mandate the incorporation of basic and age-appropriate CPR training to the K5-K12 school curriculum.
Children as young as 8 year old attended the CPR training