AED Defibrillator and CPR Malaysia
Lorry driver saved with CPR and AED by passers-by
Koay Ah Hock, a Lorry driver who had a heart attack and lost consciousness as his lorry stopped and hit a traffic light post. The driver could have died who after underwent a bypass at Penang Hospital if not for Lim Teik Aun, a certified CPR and AED user... Read more
Coronary heart disease causes the highest number of death every day in Malaysia
IPOH: Coronary heart disease is still the number 1 killer that causing the highest number of death every day which is around 50, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Lee Boon Chye (pix). Based on statistics from the Department of Statistics, the number of deaths due to coronary heart... Read more
CPR knowledge among Malaysians still low
KOTA KINABALU: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) knowledge among Malaysians is still low as compared to other developed countries, said Sabah Heart Safe chairperson, Dr. Shazharn Zain. “In Malaysia, the awareness of the importance of CPR education is still lacking compared to most developed nations where CPR literacy in the community... Read more
Clinically dead lorry driver revived
Clinically dead for at least 30 minutes but brought back to life. How is this be possible? A 68-year-old lorry driver may be the living testament of this when he was rescued by an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) under the Penang Heart Safe programme. Recounting the drama of the... Read more
Make defibrillators (AED) compulsory in public spaces by Putrajaya
Penang state exco Dr Afif Bahardin said the government should focus on making Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in public spaces compulsory instead of debating the legalisation of cannabis. “We need this law to be implemented in Parliament. This is important because it can save lives. It is more important... Read more
Learn First Aid to Help Save Lives by Dr. Mahathir
KLANG, July 20, 2019 – Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad was attending at the Grand Dinner 2019 in conjunction with the 111th Anniversary (1908-2019) of St. John Ambulance Malaysia (SJAM), today. He also launched the SJAM National AED Program. On the other hand, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr.... Read more
Responding well to CPR training
It was a different type of training for 3 national badminton players when they showed up at the Sports Arena Sentosa, Kuala Lumpur in a Sunday session. Par Tien Ann, Yee Sin Foong and Hafiz Sikkandar, all 17, were there along with members of the public to learn cardiopulmonary... Read more
Call for AEDs in shopping centers
The government has urged shopping malls and supermarkets to have their own Automated External Defibrillator (AED) devices that can be used to treat the needs. “The AED should also be displayed in a public area which is easily accessible in case of an emergency.” State Health Committee chairman Dr... Read more
5 teens use AED to save footballer’s life
GEORGE TOWN: For 12 minutes, a footballer stood at death’s gates when his heart stopped. And the ones who brought him back were 5 steady-minded teenagers armed with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Recalling the incident, St John Ambulance Malaysia (SJAM) cadet Ansley Tan Zhong, 14, said he saw... Read more