Staying Calm During A Medical Emergency Many of us will likely bear witness to a medical emergency at some point in our lives, while few of us have professional medical training. While every medical emergency is different, there are a few simple techniques that most people are capable of that can be applied to improve the patient’s outcome and potentially save a life.

Staying Calm During A Medical Emergency

Many of us will likely bear witness to a medical emergency at some point in our lives, while few of us have professional medical training. While every medical emergency is different, there are a few simple techniques that most people are capable of that can be applied to improve the patient’s outcome and potentially save a life.

If you ever find yourself on the scene of a medical emergency, remember to do the following: 1 Stay calm Don’t let the chaos of the situation and the reaction of those around you panic you; and most importantly do not be afraid of the patient. He or she is more afraid...
How app-based security services can help address gender-based violence in SA Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa requires a multi-faceted approach. Technological innovations such as app-based security services can play a valuable role.

How app-based security services can help address gender-based violence in SA

Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa requires a multi-faceted approach. Technological innovations such as app-based security services can play a valuable role.

Finding ways to drastically reduce GBV in South Africa has never been more urgent. South Africa has very high rates of violence against women and victims of GBV.  But these numbers have skyrocketed during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period, which has lead...
The Beginner’s Guide to Situational Awareness Situational awareness is the practice of being aware of what is going on around you in an effort to ensure and maintain your safety. Sounds simple, right? Not necessarily.

The Beginner’s Guide to Situational Awareness

Situational awareness is the practice of being aware of what is going on around you in an effort to ensure and maintain your safety. Sounds simple, right? Not necessarily.

While many of us may assume we’re already aware of our surroundings and potential threats, cultivating situational awareness takes practise and patience. Being actively aware and processing the sights, sounds, smells and people around us requires we expend more energy...