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C-Care accredited as training center for first aid and life support in Uganda


C-Care IHK has  announced its accreditation from the American Health and Safety Institute, a non-profit organization that offers training skills for first responders on the appropriate first aid response and actions.

The endorsement was announced by Dr. Miriam Mutero Musinga the General Manager, C-Care IHK Hospital.

“We are excited to join hands with the American Health and Safety Institute to expand our first aid response services as an accredited training center for Basic Life and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) training here at C Care IHK Hospital,” Dr.Mutero said.

“Our goal is to increase awareness and accessibility of necessary skills ensuring that more individuals are prepared to handle emergencies confidently and effectively.”

During the ceremony, 30 boda boda cyclists and house managers were awarded certificates, following a comprehensive safety skills training program on how to handle basic medical emergencies effectively.

The two-day program, took place at the C Care IHK Hospital in Kampala saw participants  trained in first aid skills.

Head of A&E and HIS Training Centre Director urged to take part in this training so as to enable quality saving of lives.

” I encourage all the people out there that usually come first at accident scenes to take part in this training so as to enable quality saving of lives.”

Justin Opus, the Deputy Traffic Commander, Kampala Metropolitan encouraged participants to go out and  share their knowledge with others.

He also appreciated the work that C- Care IHK are doing to see that the country has first responders that are knowledgeable and know what to do when faced with a calamity.

“I appreciate all participants for taking a step to train and be able to acquire this basic life skills training. Thank you too, to C-Care IHK for all the effort you put in to see that these skills get to the people that are usually first responders to victims of accidents.”

This is the second cohort of the training with the first  held last year in which teachers and Uganda Police officers participated .

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