World First Aid Day 2022: September 10 - History, Theme, Significance, Quotes

World First Aid Day 2022: When a person suffers from an injury or illness, the first and immediate help given to them is known as First Aid. Every year the second Saturday of September is celebrated as World First Aid Day.  First Aid is a basic skill that everyone should know. It helps injured people to reduce their injury and provide the chance of survival. Every year a lot of people meet with an accident and most of them lose their life due to late treatment. Nearly most road accident deaths have been prevented if primary care was given to the injured person. First Aid is used to reduce the death rate. First Aid's major objective is to save lives and reduce the infection of the injured person. First Aid Plays an important role in preventing the patient’s situation before it gets worse. After providing First Aid we must send the injured person to the hospital for further treatment. For learning, First Aid age is not a matter everyone should gain knowledge about First Aid. On this day we have an opportunity to encourage and gain knowledge in First Aid.

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World First Aid Day 2022: History

  • World First Aid was first established by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in the year 2000.
  • In 1859, The young Merchant called Henry Dunant viewed the Carnage at the battle of Solferino. Later he wrote the book named ‘Memories of Solfrino’, which speaks about his idea of an independent organization to take care of wounded soldiers.
  • This led to the formation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Henry Dunant became the co-founder of the ICRC.
  • On World First Aid Day the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies all over the world hold activities to create awareness of and importance of First Aid. 

World First Aid Day 2022 Theme:

  • Every year the World First Aid day is observed with some special theme. This year the World First Aid day 2022 theme is “Lifelong First Aid”.This theme indicates the importance of having lifelong First Aid learning.

World First Aid Day 2022: Significance

  • Everyone has individual knowledge of First Aid so that we can save lives while waiting for professional help. 
  • On World First Aid Day we can start learning about First Aid activities. We can spread information about the importance of First Aid.
  • The proper knowledge of First Aid helps to reduce the death rate and make an impact on disasters, calamities, and daily emergencies.
  • We can consider World First Aid Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about First Aid throughout the World by conducting some programs or activities.

World First Aid Day 2022: Quotes

  • “Immediate first aid can make a real difference”.
  • “You can be a hero by learning and providing first aid when the time come”.

World First Aid Day 2022: FAQs

Q: When was world first aid day celebrated?

A: Every year the second Saturday of September is celebrated as world first aid day.

Q: What was the theme of world first aid day in 2022?

A: The Theme of world first aid day in 2022 is “Lifelong First Aid”.

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