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Singapore: NSF Medics Fully Qualified as Emergency Medical Technicians


The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fully agree with Mr Edwin Pang that SAF medics attached to the SCDF ambulances must be well-trained and able to handle emergencies (Ensure NSF medics are trained to handle emergencies; May 26).\r\nFull-time national servicemen (NSFs) are already an integral part of the SCDF\'s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) teams. The NSFs work alongside regular paramedics to attend to EMS cases, including critical emergencies. Currently, at least one member of each three-man EMS team in an SCDF ambulance is an NSF.
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Singapore: Health Ministry Distributes Card that Guides Emergency Chest Compressions


Singapore: Even those trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) may be apprehensive about responding to an emergency, but there is now a tool that can help.\r\nThe CPR-card - the size and thickness of a credit card - is placed on a person\'s chest during CPR. It can alert a rescuer if they are performing chest compressions too quickly or deeply, and allow them to adjust the pace on the spot.
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Singapore: Volunteers Test Evacuation Procedures on Upcoming Downtown Line 3


Singapore: About 200 members of the public got a chance to experience how train evacuation procedures are like on the Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) on Saturday (16 September).\r\nThe event is the first of a series of community engagement sessions organised by SBS Transit, giving visitors a glimpse into safety and emergency measures, as well as a sneak peek into some of its 16 stations ahead of the line\'s opening on 21 October. 
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Sri Lanka: Badurueliya Hospital to be reopened after Weeklong Shutdown


The hospital was closed down after the death of a local man. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition and, according to his family and their neighbours, did not receive immediate medical attention. He died before any treatment was provided. When the news of his death spread to the surrounding villages his neighbours gathered and protested peacefully. The hospital was closed down when the doctors went on strike in retaliation to the protest. The following day, December 17, the doctors did not report to work at Badureliya District Hospital in retaliation to the protest. Later, the nurses also joined in to support the doctors. Th
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Sri Lanka: Japan Grants Rs. 37 million for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sri Lanka


Colombo: A Japanese NGO has received a Rs. 37 million grant from Japan for a capacity building project on community-based disaster risk reduction in Sri Lanka. The Japanese Ambassador in Colombo Nobuhito Hobo and Program Unit Chief of Civic Force Ms Megumi Kuwana signed the grant contract for a project entitled "Capacity Building project on community-based disaster risk reduction" on the 13th February at the Ambassador's Residence in Colombo. The project amounts to US$ 291,005 (approximately Rs. 37million) and is to be implemented for one year under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects, a grant funding program of Japan's Official
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