By our reporter
Victoria university conducted the first ever Free First Aid Training to Motor Sports rally drivers and co-drivers for two days thats on 10th -Oct-19October 2019 respectively at Victoria Towers where the University is housed.
The training was aimed at reducing to the barest minimum injuries and accidents in driving especially during racing. Uganda Motor sports rally drivers and co-drivers, students and staff of various Universities were in attendance.
The training’s theory had a section and a hands on skill training in the well and fully equipped Nursing skills laboratory of Victoria University.
Key note speakers were the Vice Chancellor of Victoria University-Assoc. Prof. Krishna Sharma, Dean of Health Science-Dr. Nwanna Kevin (PhD), Heads of Department-Mr. Kalyango Frank and Mr. Jimmy Kirumira and Lecturer-Mr. James Kateregga all from Victoria University.
This was the first of its kind training in first aid since the inception of Victoria University. Over 40 participants from the motor sports rallying world attended this training within which the group was divided into 2.
One of the motor sport drivers appreciated the effort Victoria University has put in to organize this training and hoped they will learn and get a new skills.
This training had a huge positive impact on the society in terms of reducing the burden of injuries and accidents in various hospitals across the Uganda and the globe at large.
Faculty of Health Science in Victoria University is one of the best researched based Faculty in the University with well-equipped ultra-modern laboratory and facilities; together with international and national lecturers with scarce skills and knowledge globally.