It was only by chance that the passengers of a taxi involved in an accident on the international highway survived. After the injured were removed, the crowd stood stunned, until (the rescuer) arrived and dispersed the crowd, pleaded with everyone to remain calm, and expertly handled the situation, rushing to stop the bleeding and treat the injured’s wounds with the assistance of a small medical accompaniment at all times.
The title (Savior of Lives) was bestowed on (Ali Kazem), a taxi driver working on the international highway, after he assisted in providing emergency first aid in multiple accidents, his skill in dealing with ongoing accidents has emerged, so that some contact him when they occur, saying: “Every person must possess, even in a simple way, sufficient information to deal with various accidents. He continued, “The initial skills that I acquired and mastered as a result of participating in a training workshop hosted by the Iraqi Red Crescent at the General Traffic Directorate were sufficient to equip me to be a lifesaver.” As my friends prefer to refer to me as:.
The first aid is the assistance provided by one person to another injured person in emergency situations or accidents within the first minutes of injury, and learning its principles is critical; indeed, simple knowledge may help save a human or animal’s life.
“Every house and workplace should have a first aid kit,” Ali emphasizes. Its utility is enormous, the accidents occur unexpectedly and rapidly, and the rescuer must be prepared to assist.” Ali urged everyone to take part in the courses offered by the Iraqi Red Crescent teams throughout the country.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society offers ongoing first aid training and lectures to citizens of all ages, equipping them with theoretical and practical knowledge that enables them to contribute to saving the injured person’s life and avoiding complications until an ambulance arrives or the patient arrives at the hospital.During November, the number of beneficiaries of the emergency workshops exceeded 9000, and the total exceeded 30 thousand this year(2021).