Speaking at the occasion, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the orgainsation, Mr. Lamin Saidy Khan, underscored the significance of the training.
He said that first aid is paramount as it allows a person who has been injured some comfort before they reach a hospital. He added that the importance of first aid cannot be over emphasised.
According to the PRO, the training aims to introduce young people to the importance of first aid. He stressed that the people attending the training should pay close attention and put the knowledge they gain to the best possible use in their communities.
To him, the training would afford every young person receiving it the opportunity to grasp the concept of first aid
The training was facilitated by members of the first aid group and members of the awards secretariat in Balcam