On September 14th, Taisika Praisa-ngob, the President of Phuket Red Cross, presided over the ‘2010 World First Aid Day’ event held at Phuket Red Cross Office. On this occasion she gave certificates to students who won a ‘World First Aid Day‘ slogan creating competition. There were a lot of honorable guests, teachers, students, and related government officers attending the event.
Pornpimol Jaroonsak, the Network Instructor of Thai Red Cross, said that World First Aid Day was held on the second Saturday of September every year. The Red Cross associations in many countries campaign for people to realize the importance of first aid and train them to know the ways to perform first aid. For Phuket, apart from the training & slogan creating competition, there was a walk rally and other ways to promote the first aid.