The correct first aid treatment for seizures

The correct first aid treatment for seizures

Most people have heard of or seen seizures – at least in the movies if not real life. They can be dangerous, and also distressing for the casualty and witnesses around. By learning how we can help someone who is having a seizure, we can help keep them safe, recognize...
5 Reasons to Learn First Aid!

5 Reasons to Learn First Aid!

In Vietnam, road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death, followed shortly by drowning. Drowning alone claims more lives than TB, HIV/AIDS, Malnutrition, Malaria and Dengue – combined. Despite injury being by far a bigger killer than disease, knowledge of how...
First Aid treatment for a Snake Bite

First Aid treatment for a Snake Bite

There over 30 venomous snakes found in Vietnam including: Cobras, Vipers, Krait, Keelbacks and Coral Snakes. Along with the Cobras species, the Viper family of snakes are amongst the world’s most venomous and dangerous. Their proximity to humans is based upon the...
Drowning doesn’t look like drowning

Drowning doesn’t look like drowning

We’ve all seen drowning in the movies – and it’s easy to think how it might look in real life. In reality, drowning can appear quite differently. If you see someone in the water shouting for help and waving their arms, this is called ‘aquatic distress’. This person...
RIP Currents – how to identify and escape a RIP

RIP Currents – how to identify and escape a RIP

Summer is coming in Vietnam, and as a result the beaches are getting busier. Many more people will be enjoying a dip in the sea. When visiting the beach, make sure you know how to stay safe and identify a RIP! RIP currents are responsible for many drowning cases. What...