Nicaragua is an amazing country in Central America situated between Honduras and Costa Rica.
Many people this country suffer from poverty and have almost no access to emergency or medical resources.
people died from trauma related injuries
people died from cardiac related emergencies
Imagine how many of those lives could be saved with:
A proper emergency response system
Knowledge of basic lifesaving skills
Nicaraguan Firefighter's Story
"The local Popoyo firefighters arrived on scene to a road accident to an individual with a massive head injury.
The firefighters had little to no medical supplies, poor equipment (as shown in pictures) and barely knew how to even take vitals. Poor care was given and the individual did not make it. "
If proper emergency response education was known, this life could have been saved.
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