Safe practices and healthy choices at work, home and play can prevent many injuries, illnesses, diseases and deaths. However, once injury or sudden illness has occurred, providing effective first aid can make the difference between life and death; rapid versus prolonged recovery; and temporary versus permanent disability. CHFN health department team conducted one day first aid training at Magar Guan-2, Shankhu on 13th June, 2017 A.D including first aid introduction, purposes, its importance and other health related issues such as wounds, bleeding, accidents, fire/fumes, electric injuries, drowning, shock, nose bleed, Heart attack, fainting, seizures, burns, snake bites/insect bites, poisoning etc.
Altogether 31 participants were take part in that training, most of them were housewife, farmer and some were students, CHFN medical staff taught them about how to give emergency treatment or initial help for the victim before arrival of the physician or before reaching to hospital and also taught about how to clean the wound, control bleeding, bandaging, artificial breathing and chest compression to the unconscious patients etc.
“Participants were so excited and told that they learnt new knowledge and skills even in a small issues of health with demonstration” said Divyani Ghising (Church Leader). “Many people were die because of our sloppy behavior even that was small problems but now I am able to give them first aid treatment” replied Man Kumari Ghalan (Community leader). Thus, CHNF provided first aid box with including all first aid kits to the local church leader Divyani Ghising for representation of whole community and she gave heartily thanks to CHFN team and also expect other health related program in upcoming year.