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Red Cross calls for more first aid lessons at school

Red Cross calls for more first aid lessons at school

The Red Cross wants children and young people to have more first aid lessons at school. Children and young people know according to the organization, too little, what they should do if someone is unwell and not responding.

Still not the half of young people between ten and sixteen, know what to do. But 30 percent of the children know how to help someone who is a toxic substance ingested, according to research by the Red Cross.

The organisation therefore calls on to more lessons on this subject take care of in schools. A whopping 96 percent of the children, it is important that children know what they should do when someone gets hurt, came out of the research forward.

92 percent of the children, that children and young people in schools to teach about first aid. For the study was a representative group of more than seven hundred young people were interviewed.

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