Purpose and overview:
The policy sets out relevant definitions of first aid, first aider, first aid services, etc. It also describes the scope, policy and responsibilities of International Federation (IFRC) and National Societies.
This policy was adopted by the Governing Board meeting on 5 October 2007 in Geneva.
Usage: Policy reference
Audience: National Societies health staff
You might be interested in these resources:
- International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2011: For National Society first aid programme managers, scientific advisory groups, first aid instructors and first responders – First Aid (FA)
- First aid for a safer future: Updated global edition (Advocacy report 2010) – First Aid (FA)