By Nisar Ali Ghanche:
Pakistan Red Crescent Society [PRC] Gilgit Baltistan arranged two days School Safety training for 26 teachers of 13 discrepant schools of Chorbat valley of district Ghanche at Siksa High School. District Officer PRCS-Ghanche, Gilgit Baltistan Muhammad Ibrahim delivered the lecture about school safety and first aid to participant. Basic techniques and knowledge about the first aider including managing an emergency, communication and casualty care, how to control bleeding, burns and scalds and fractures has been imparted to teachers of divergent schools during the training sessions.
The closing day of the ceremony was attended by Member Legislative Assembly Gilgit Baltistan Shereen Akhter, Deputy Director Education Haji Muhammad Ibrahim, Senior volunteer PRCS- Ghanche Ghulam Abbas Sahar and others, certificates were also distributed among the attendees. “The school safety and first aid training are very important it should be more focused on women teachers” said Shereen Akhter while talking to this scribe, adding that I appreciated the efforts of PRCS in Ghanche. She added that more than two casualties had been recorded due to the lack of first aid training in Ghanche in past.
Commenting on this training Deputy Director Education expressed satisfaction upon the training, he maintained that it was also included in the policy of government to give the first aid and school safety training to every teacher of the school.
It is worth to mention that more than 20 sessions have been conducted this year by PRCS at different schools of district Ghanche.