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Lebanon officials launch national awareness campaign for cardiac arrest in young people

The Lebanon Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in collaboration with CHAMPS Fund at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) - an authorized International Training Center of the American Heart Association has launched a national awareness campaign on sudden cardiac arrest in young people. MoPH will be collaborating with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Ministry of Youth & Sports to protect the lives of young people from sudden cardiac arrest.

Chinese boy suffers cardiac arrest survives after 5 hours of continuous CPR

This is Xiaoyu’s story On September 20, 2018 eight-year-old Xiaoyu suffered “fulminant myocarditis” at school. He was taken to Changzhou Children’s Hospital. One day later, he went into sudden cardiac and respiratory arrest. What happened next is unbelievable…

Saudi Arabia man awarded Heartsaver Hero Award for saving child with CPR

Salem Al-Shaibani, an educator and media consultant from Taif, Saudi Arabia, was recently given a Heartsaver Hero Award by the American Heart Association in recognition of his heroic and courageous act to save a life in a cardiac emergency.

#REDDAY in France champions women and heart disease

“RED DAY” is a national day of awareness and education across France where television personalities, celebrities, and public servants “at work, at home, or with your friends” wear red to demonstrate their support of fighting this largely preventable disease, especially in women.

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