GIFF JOHNSON The Marshall Islands put domestic travel restrictions into force last week in the wake of an outbreak of dengue fever on Ebeye Island. One dengue case was confirmed the first week of August, with 21 additional cases listed as “probable.” Health authorities confirmed the dengue as “Type 3.” By early this week, the […]
The Marshall Islands Red Cross Society conducted a week-long youth training and First Aid course for five Ebeye high schools recently.
HILARY HOSIA The Marshall Islands Red Cross Society began its “training the trainers” course last week at Majuro Salvation Army in Rita — a development that included five trainees from Ebeye. Professional First Aid Instructor Cate Keville, who flew in from New Zealand, is conducting the training. Keville has been a first aid instructor for […]
HILARY HOSIA The Marshall Islands Red Cross Society (MIRCS) and the Jenrok emergency response team held a community disaster preparedness exercise last Saturday. The event started with an early morning walkathon around Jenrok, followed by health screenings by the Ministry of Health and light refreshments. MIRCS Disaster Management Officer Harry Herming conducted a group safety […]
ISAAC MARTY Knowing how to respond to distressing situations such as saving a person from choking or knowing how to deal with someone who is unconscious is the goal for Majuro Atoll Local Government (MALGov). A group of 25 MALGov police officers were certified with first aid recognition from the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society […]