Globally, cardiac arrest claims more lives than colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, influenza, pneumonia, auto accidents, HIV, firearms, and house fires combined.
As a direct result of devastating statistics, the #DefibsSaveLives campaign is an education-based advocacy and campaign that serves areas all over the world. This critical work equips communities with the education, tools and resources necessary to implement the chain of survival during SCA in the public and private sectors.
NOW IS THE TIME…do you know how to save a life performing CPR and using a defibrillator (AED) watch our instructional video below
Defibs in Schools - Let Lilly-May’s mummy tell her story, Lilly-May Page was running across the playground when sudden cardiac arrest struck at just 5 years old – there was no AED nearby – sadly Lilly-May did not survive.