Manipal Hospitals launches lifesaving care training for publicMarch 5, 2019
Aimed at creating awareness and training people with life-saving techniques, Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru organized ‘You can save life anywhere’ campaign coinciding with World Ambulance Day.
The campaign kicked off with Manipal Ambulance Response Services (MARS) ambulance rally to spread the message of ‘Give Way Save a Life’ to the public. The training programmes for the public included cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED).
People can further avail these training programmes across all the hospitals of Manipal by booking via the hospital’s website. The training will be available every second Saturday of the month. Initially, the hospital aims to train people in batches starting with admin staff of metro and malls in Bengaluru, police, students and the general public.
GPS-enabled MARS vehicles are equipped with critical lifesaving systems. Manipal’s fleet of ambulance also has Central Monitoring System, which relays images of patient condition direct to Emergency Response Centre.