Public Awareness Campaign on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • Launched by Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare.
  • Nation-wide public awareness program on CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training
  • Organized by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS).
  • Prof SP Singh Baghel, Union Minister of State and Family Welfare and Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare were present.
  • More than 20 lakh people have participated.
  • This is the first CPR awareness program in the country that has been conducted on a national level. 
  • Participants including students, professionals and paramedical staff were given training in a single sitting through an online medium.
  • Trained doctors present at venues explained the technique of CPR and answered the queries of the participants.
  • NBEMS issued a certificate of participation to the participants.
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