WATCH: Philippine Red Cross launches #FirstAidPH app
MANILA, Philippines – Got a medical emergency? Don't panic. Tips to save lives are now at your fingertips.
On Friday, April 15, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will officially release the First Aid PH app for iOS and Android.
The application gives you instant access to critical information needed to handle common first aid emergencies.
Watch the First Aid PH app launch event here on Rappler's page for Agos, a collaborative platform that combines top-down government action with bottom-up civic engagement to help communities mitigate risks and deal with climate change, natural hazards, and other emergencies.
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Chairman, Philippine Red Cross
Memorandum of Understanding signing:
Philippine Red Cross and Rappler's Agos
Technology, social media, and emergency response:
The Philippine Red Cross and Agos partnership
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Secretary General, Philippine Red Cross
Country Representative, American Red Cross
Senior Advisor, Programs and Partnerships, Global Disaster Preparedness Center
Video: The Philippine Red Cross First Aid PH app
|Applying the app: How First Aid PH works|
Download the app now
The app has the following features:
- Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios
- Fully integrated with 143 so you can call EMS from the app any time
- Videos and animation make learning first aid fun and easy
- Safety tips for every type of emergency that we may encounter
- Preloaded content gives you instant access to all safety information at any time, even without Internet connection
- Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your lifesaving knowledge
Download First Aid PH now and let us know what you think in the comments section or on X. – Rappler.com