This week the Health People Rwanda has held a teaching sessions in high schools around Kigali city to help students from Groupe Scolaire Ndera and Groupe Scolaire Camp Kanombe to learn about Road Safety at early age and that this can lead to safer bahaviours in later and They have also Learn about CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation: This involves giving someone chest compressions and rescue breaths to keep their heart and circulation going. If they start breathing normally again, stop CPR and put them in the recovery position.
Every year, thousands of lives are lost on the road traffic accidents, and every year, road safety becomes more and more important to teach to our children because Road safety is a subject of importance that every child should know and grow up with. The dangers on the road impacts everyone and hence is a vital topic of discussion everywhere. That’s why Health people Rwanda in Partner with IMCC FAIR (International Medical Cooperation Committee) took initiate just to reduce that number in the coming years as it is imperative to focus on road safety.
With the Help of HPR volunteers teaching sessions were conducted.they are given in form of interactive discussion to keep everyone awake and attentive. The first is to always look where you’re going, and be mindful of your surroundings. This is generally taught when kids are learning how to safely cross the street, but it’s just as important in a vehicle. After all, they have also reminded that they share the road with thousands of drivers and pedestrians, and if they don’t look where they are going and have no idea what’s going on around them, they are more likely to cause or become part of an accident.
THEOPHILLE (HPR VOLUNTEER) TEACHING STUDENT HOW TO DO CPR
- Flying forward and hitting the windshield;
- Being thrown from the vehicle;
- Moving around in the vehicle and hitting the steering wheel, doors, etc
At the end of session Students returned to their respective home to put the skills they had gained to share with the community.
Accidents happen, but if we work together to educate ourselves and the generations after us the importance of road safety, we can work our way toward making that number lower and lower each year, and save thousands of lives as a result.
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