Health Ministry launches life-saving campaign
KUWAIT: The Health Ministry yesterday launched a national life-saving campaign purposed to boost public awareness about first aid practices. At the opening ceremony, Head of the Organizing Committee Jamal Al-Harbi said the life-saving campaign is mainly intended to educate the public about first aid treatment by means of providing emergency medical care to the wounded and patients in a correct manner.
Now that chronic diseases, mainly heart problems, are mainly to blame for death in Kuwait, it has become a pressing need to organize training courses for life-saving, he added. The program aims to educate the public on first aid, and provide individuals with necessary responses in case of an emergency, Harbi pointed out. He added that the programs targets better awareness of secondary school and university students and employees, and educate 10 percent of Kuwaiti adults on first aid practices over a span of five years.
KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and his accompanying delegation left Kuwait yesterday, concluding an official visit to the country. He was seen off by the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem and a number of senior parliamentary officials. — KUNA